this too shall pass

This Too Shall Pass

Whoever said getting sober is a piece of cake wasn’t an alcoholic or an addict. The first year is especially difficult for most, but the road of recovery will always be filled with bumps, potholes, peaks, and valleys. No matter where you are in your sobriety, you’ve likely experienced moments where you just didn’t know if you could hold on …Read More

quitting alcohol

Quitting Alcohol Cold Turkey

If you’re an alcoholic, you know what it’s like when you don’t have enough alcohol pumping through your veins to ward off the trappings of withdrawal. You might start frantically searching the house for a hidden stash, and curse yourself when every bottle you find is bone dry. Things are starting to get worse, you’re sweating profusely, the shakes are …Read More

The Effect of Drug Addiction on the Muscles

The Effect of Drug Addiction on the Muscles

Drug addiction harms the body in many different ways. Several types of drugs have profound effects on the musculoskeletal system. These effects result from certain drugs’ long-term damage to the muscles, as well as drug withdrawal symptoms. Opioid withdrawal, in particular, is notorious for causing severe flu-like symptoms, including pain and spasms in the muscles. These symptoms typically set in …Read More

How Much Alcohol is too Much Alcohol?

How Much Alcohol is too Much Alcohol?

“Everything in moderation. Nothing in excess.”  This is a famous quote by the ancient philosopher Socrates.  As you can see attempting to figure out what moderation means was not just a modern day issue.  History shows that humanity has been consuming alcohol for at least ten thousand years, and still the debate of how much is too much continues. Research …Read More