Monthly Archives: February 2017


Do Eating Habits Affect Recovery?


Many people don’t think about how their eating habits can affect their recovery. While there are many ways that a person’s eating habits can have positive effects on his or her recovery, there is also the other side of the coin. There are those who pick up poor eating habits in their recovery, which can be an early warning sign of relapse. If the person can learn about the benefits of eating habits in recovery and stick to them, they’ll have [...]

Do Eating Habits Affect Recovery?2017-02-17T12:00:17-08:00

5 Tips for a Surgery or Injury in Sobriety


  When we enter recovery, life still happens. We, of course, prefer to be able to live each day, one day at a time without having to encounter alcohol or drugs, but there are times where we might be faced with a surgery, an injury, or a medical procedure where narcotic pain medication might be offered. If these situations come up, it is best to be prepared by having an action plan in place. In my 4 years of sobriety I [...]

5 Tips for a Surgery or Injury in Sobriety2017-02-10T12:00:51-08:00

Can Science Predict Drug Addiction?


Although people have been having problems with drug and alcohol abuse for as long as they have been available, the science of addiction is fairly new. It wasn’t until the mid-20th century that scientists really started allocating money and resources towards learning about addiction. Luckily, many different discoveries have helped us understand more about addiction, treating it, and even predicting addiction. As you know, not everyone develops substance dependence, but science can predict who may develop an addiction. Addiction and Genetics [...]

Can Science Predict Drug Addiction?2017-02-06T12:00:30-08:00