Recovering Gratitude

It’s the ability to love and be loved, a willingness to forgive, it is compassion and celebrating the present. It is also something you want to pay forward.
– Lisa Simone – National Communications Director, FSRC

Recovering Gratitude

Being Where I Am

Being Where I Am

I heard a great comment at a meeting recently. The person sharing said, “I can choose to be where my feet are located, or not.” I can choose to be where my feet are located. I can choose to be present where I am. I can choose to grow where I am planted. Or I can fail...

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Happy Blessed Merry Christmas

Happy Blessed Merry Christmas

As Christmas draws nearer we want to let you know how grateful we are to share connection and community with you. Perhaps our days (or weeks) have been filled with the hustle and bustle of the season and we are shaking hands, showing up at holiday gatherings,...

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My Last Best Choice

My Last Best Choice

My Last Best Choice We hunger for stories of meaning, of relationship, of relating, of connection, and of  people having the courage to feel their fear and "do it" anyway.  We need one another’s stories. They help us grow and they help us soften. As Arthur Frank...

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Edging God Out

Edging God Out

This acronym was new to me as an acronym, but old and familiar to me as a principle of living. I experience it almost every day. I edge God out of my life and consciousness. I almost never announce or declare in a loud voice or clear thought that I am terminating...

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The Indian SCOTT Motorcyle

The Indian SCOTT Motorcyle

On August 26, 2017 we had our 9th Annual Motorcycle 12 Stop Ride for Recovery Motorcycle Road Rally which is a scavenger hunt style motorcycle ride to increase awareness of the many ways that recovery restores lives previously destroyed by the disease of addiction....

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Welcoming Brad….

Welcoming Brad….

As the newest member of the Fresh Start Recovery Centre’s Counselling team I have been asked to write a short blog on who I am and what I’m about. I have been working in the addictions field in Calgary for five years, part time at a medical detox for three years and...

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Running for my Life

Running for my Life

My name is Chris and I am an addict in recovery. I have been a drinker or addict for most of my life since the age of 14, I am now 44. My addictions have taken me to dark places, physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually! Even through some of the worst times...

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Recovery Runner Richy

Recovery Runner Richy

My name is Richy and I am an addict in recovery. I have been battling addiction for 15 years. During that time, I have been in and out of correctional institutions and treatment centers. During my drug abuse, I ignored my physical health. I was skinny, sleep deprived...

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Kyle Williams Changing Gears

Kyle Williams Changing Gears

Cycling Cross-Canada for Addiction Recovery Awareness Kyle Williams had a vision. Having just completed his 12-week treatment program at Fresh Start Recovery Centre, he developed a love for fitness along the way. Shortly after group completed he went on a family...

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