Posts by Lisa Neumann

1000 Conversations

1000 Conversations

Somedays I think the conversations will never end. Who would have thought I would ever be tired of talking? Guess...

A Recovery Prayer

A Recovery Prayer

I am still trying to explain the awesomeness of recovery to those new in recovery.  It’s a challenging topic to...

Technique Squidward, Technique

Technique Squidward, Technique

Being a SpongeBob fan of sorts I am humorously reminded that technique can make or break my success. In the...

Recovery Is My Super Power

Recovery Is My Super Power

Anything is possible with an unaltered mind. If I hadn’t lived it, I would be hard pressed to believe it....

Thank you dad …

Thank you dad …

Thank you dad … It’s nice that the memories get sweeter with time. I am still learning to appreciate life...

Raw

Raw

I have a love/hate relationship with ‘feelings’.  I’m in the place of pain today. While I have not had a...

Sugar: Another Pseudo-High

Sugar: Another Pseudo-High

Before recovery: I would politely decline dessert, after all, I was watching the calories. It wasn’t tempting to peruse the...

Forced Reflection

Forced Reflection

Being an addict can feel, initially, like obligatory reflection. Reflection—one of the things that drives us to drink in the...

The Anti-Me

The Anti-Me

Just because I no longer drink doesn’t mean I don’t have an anti-Lisa still living within me. My god, she...

A relapse or a revert?

A relapse or a revert?

Relapse is what brands us ‘addicts’. Non-addicts aren’t trying to stop, monitor, or manage their alcohol intake. It’s a non-issue...