So I have a question for all of you ... what happens to the "I can't be beat" mentality when you reach recovery? I'm very serious with this question, as I really don't understand ... unless the answer is that you don't really want to quit.
Why is it that if you didn't have drugs, you would do whatever it took in order to get them. Yet it seems to be almost impossible to do what you need to do for recovery.
You would spend hundreds or thousands a week in addiction, but won't spend $10 for a large bottle of multi-vitamins. You spend tons of money on energy drinks and cigarettes but 'healthy' food is just too expensive. You didn't care what the drugs tasted like, but now water tastes too bad to drink. You would walk for miles to get your drug or even get a ride to get that drug, but you won't walk for 30 min 3 days a week. You would zone out for hours at a time, but you won't meditate for 10 min.
What happened to the I'll do whatever it takes mentality? Do you really want to recover?
Who am I?
I have been called "Sirthinkalot" and "The mender of souls." I am an addiction specialist and a full-time psychology student on the way to Dr. Davis in clinical psychology. I am currently crusading for the expedited paradigm shift in addiction recovery!