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  1. Impact of Stress on Recovery

    What job is that?
  2. Anyone like the wire? My son says it was better then breaking bad, hard to believe but wife and I going to watch it soon
  3. What is your real name??

    You mean we're not supposed to use our real names? Shit!
  4. a new survivor started last night
  5. Real housewives of NJ Bachelor in Paradise, it's over but that was awesome Big Brother Catfish
  6. What have you learned from recovery?

    I learned to appreciate things I took for granted. I don't know where I would be now had I never taken speed, but I know there is some insight I now have that I wouldn't without having gone through the addiction, abuse and recovery. For instance I now appreciate the natural God-given dopamine releasing mechanisms that I previously didn't realize I was getting pleasure from.
  7. The Root Cause

    What I mean to express is that part of my recovery has been accepting the reality that there is no cure or a fix for my disorganized thinking, or whatever. For me, learning to live with that takes a one-day-at-a-time approach.
  8. The Root Cause

    one day at a time my friend
  9. Adderall social hierarchy?

    No in retrospect I think most of the time I acted like a jerk I have a relative who is on it and she is annoying as hell
  10. I hate not being on adderall

    I'm 48 and even though many of the other members are less than half my age, the similarities in our experience with this drug are staggering, so your age whatever it is is no barrier to sharing here. Good to have you.
  11. CBA - Cost Benefit Analysis

    okay I am getting distracted
  12. CBA - Cost Benefit Analysis

    No in that era it was common my mom told my sister the same thing
  13. CBA - Cost Benefit Analysis

    Well you sound like you're doing great - like I said I know it's particularly tough for women in our culture, Thanks for saying that about my girl. I am particularly sensitive to it because my wife's father told her repeatedly she was overweight in high school, and my blood boils just thinking about it.
  14. CBA - Cost Benefit Analysis

    Understand. Sounds like you married a good guy.
  15. CBA - Cost Benefit Analysis

    Cassie I understand and I know this doesn't make a difference, but who runs those media outlets? Don't get me wrong men can be just as influenced and messed up by media messages as women (maybe in different ways), but I'm just saying. One other thing, just to add, is that I can honestly tell you that were I single and interested in a particular female - and I doubt I'm that unusual - if she had added or subtracted 10 or 20 pounds - It would not make a difference in my being interested in her. I may prefer one way or the other, and none of us are perfect, but really, it wouldn't change my mind about her. I have women in my life that struggle with weight and it just frustrates me what the media BS does to women and girls. I had a (female) doctor tell my daughter she was overweight when she wasn't at all (nobody thinks that she is, the women looks at this height/weight chart and just tells her she's fat. My daughter has more muscle mass, which weighs then fat, from her dancing, but she is NOT FAT). I was pissed! Who tells a 17 year old girl that? What is this, the 1950's?