Abby Foster

Abby Foster

Dealing with Disappointment

December 8, 2017 by Abby Foster

Identifying, processing and allowing myself to sit with emotions is a work in progress. After spending so many years numbing myself I’ve had to practice experiencing emotions in a healthy way. Each time it gets a little easier. Today, I have found gratitude because it is through these tough moments that I have  been taught the meaning of living life on life’s terms.

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Abby Foster

The Other Side of the Coin

November 5, 2017 by Abby Foster

I lost the ability to recall that recovery is a process and each person’s recovery is unique. My hurt feelings had overrun my ability for compassion and understanding. At moments, I lost the ability to “love the person, but hate the disease”.  

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Collegiate Recovery, a Better Path for Students in Recovery

August 31, 2017 by Abby Foster

While overcoming addiction is the first part of the journey, recovery continues after treatment. Colleges and universities provide resources to help students achieve their academic goals during their recovery journey. A collegiate recovery program or community provides students in recovery with a safe, supportive environment on their college campus.

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I Don’t Have a Problem…Do I?

April 24, 2017 by Abby Foster

If you find yourself questioning your drinking or use habits I encourage you to seek the counsel of a professional or a trusted friend, preferably not someone you drink with socially. Ask yourself, how does your drinking make you feel? Does it add to your life? Does it bring out the best in you? If it is not impacting your life in a positive way perhaps it may be time for a change?

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