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Who is in the mirror?

I find myself looking inward over the past few days, and to be honest I have no idea who I am seeing in the mirror.  I see an adict, a lyer, thief, and many other horrible things.  Finally reaching the point of being sick and tired, and wanting to see my old self again I called my doctor today and for the first time, I admitted to having a problem and to see what options I have.  After a bit I found out they will send me to a outpatient clinic where I will be given medication to help with the problem, also I will attend meetings, drug test, and even a shrink to help with other issues which

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My addiction

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Powerlessness
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Over what, exactly, am I powerless?

I am completely powerless over my addiction.wh

Wnholyjeepers86's picture

My addiction

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Powerlessness
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#1)I am powerless over people, places and things. 

1) people: anyone but me, and what I do.

2) places: I have no power over places...

3) things: like my addiction to meth and Oxycottin.

WHOO HOO!

So glad I found this place. I am looking forward to gaining comradery with like minded folks who are actively working on the 12 steps in order to over come their addiction with food. I am a new member of Overeaters Anonymous. I am working on step one. I am hoping to find others that are doing the same.

 

PEACE!

 

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Opiates vs Methadone

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The disease of addiction
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Has my disease been active recently? In what way?

I use heroin. I've tried to cold turkey it and went through hell. I always ended up using. I've been cutting back on heroin and raising my methadone. Isn't methadone a drug as well?

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Being powerless

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Powerlessness
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Over what, exactly, am I powerless?

I am powerless over my addiction.  I let my head do all the thinking and not the lords (HP for me).  I am powerless over family that do not think I need meetings.  I am powerless over my children, I have let them do whatever so long, that now I ca

Nycki_ODell's picture

Being powerless

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Topic: 
Powerlessness
Question: 
Over what, exactly, am I powerless?

I am powerless over my addiction.  I let my head do all the thinking and not the lords (HP for me).  I am powerless over family that do not think I need meetings.  I am powerless over my children, I have let them do whatever so long, that now I ca

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Step One

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Powerlessness
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Custom question

What does Step One mean to me today where I'm at?

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Is there such a thing as a "Part-time Addict?"

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Spiritual principles
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Am I just a "Part-time Addict"?

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smoking addiction, relationship addiction, food addiction

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Moving on
Question: 
How do I know it's time to move on?

I know its time to move on, when my needs for basic survival are not being met.  When one is not willing to acknowledge my needs, desires.I get stirred up and it reminds me of my childhood.  When lack of affection and intimacy was denied, it bring

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