JD’s TALES OF ACTIVE ADDICTION, SURRENDER & RECOVERY

  • Welcome to Houghton House’s Blog, which features our addict’s journey in his recovery from addiction, as written by recovering addict J.D. Every week, he’ll regal personal experiences and insights as he makes his way through a life of sobriety.

 

 

Wolf or Man: the choices we make in addiction and in recovery – JD’s Blog

The choices we make in addiction recovery based on childhood memories

What do our favourite characters from childhood have to do with the drugs and alcohol killing our inner child? And why does one of Houghton House’s directors carry a wand? J.D investigates this week. Through a wolf. With a mouse.
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So Long, and Thanks for the Memories in Recovery.

So long, and free from drugs

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J.D had “friends” in active addiction, but being free from drugs brought him truer ones,
one of whom he said goodbye to this week.

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Tales of Active Addiction: Madness of the Ninja Poet

Tales of Active Addiction: Madness of the Ninja Poet

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J.D recounts an episode of his active addiction, one that led to him getting the help he needed.

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Going Into The Matrix of Addiction.

Matrix of Addiction

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"Denial is a big part of drug matrix of addiction. And I certainly deluded myself a lot
during active addiction. What I believed of myself. And what I believed of others,
which included being deeply distrustful."

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My Shield Against the Demons of Active Addiction.

Active Addiction

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A mass of demons, far as one can see. Glimmering malice in their eyes as they rush forward,
relentlessly charging.

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Winter Has Gone

An Addict's Journey in their Recovery from Addiction

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God knows what Season 7’s epic finale will bring (I haven't seen it yet, so no spoilers).
But I’m sure Game of Thrones will never be the same.
Like in all the other seasons.

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