Getting to past LSBC posts has always been tough with Blogger, so I have put together a table of contents in order of their posting dates. I hope this makes it easier to find those recovery gems of yesteryear. These titles are not links. Find the post you want in the list below then go to the Blog Archive list on the right, click on the year, then go to the desired selection. If there are any mistakes or problems, please let me know.
9/13/2004 Life Sucks Better Clean —Reality is still real
9/14/2004 The Parable of Thomas and the Juju —As we understand HP
9/15/2004 The Parable of Harvey and Jesus —Had enough yet?
9/16/2004 The Parable of Willy Red Tag —There may be more to learn
9/21/2004 The Old Timer From Massachusetts —A parable
9/30/2004 A Cry For Help —There are places to go
10/1/2004 Fear —An old familiar feeling and a choice or two
10/3/2004 Focus —Twelve step roadmap
10/4/2004 Solving Problems —Maybe my sponsor was wrong.
10/5/2004 Change —The comments more interesting than the post
10/6/2004 The Prayer and the Plan —Whose plan was it anyway?
10/7/2004 The Parable of the Sparrow —Giving things a second look
10/13/2004 The Way To Go —The winning way
10/15/2004 Meeting Addiction —What to do
10/15/2004 What Are You Willing To Do? —
10/18/2004 Recovery Or What? —Testing the waters
10/20/2004 The Recovery House Rules —Unity not uniformity
10/26/2004 Vision —Seeing is seeing
12/11/2005 Resentments —A parable
12/13/2005 Revenge or Justice —And who gets the bill?
12/14/2005 Holiday Blues —Your Option
12/27/2011 A Dream On My 30th —The secret to success
3/11/2012 Resentments & The Passive Shit List —The secret to letting go
3/12/2012 Program Acronyms —Store High In Transit
3/14/2014 Growing Up In Na, by Hannah Huggins
3/19/2012 Instant Gratification vs. Life —Why try? Here’s why.
3/20/2012 Inner Peace, Inner Peace—Not quite all better
3/22/2012 Seeker In The Rain —Stop, look, and listen
3/23/2012 A Man Called Brian —Perfection
3/25/2012 Life's Tough —And it really is tough enough
3/26/2012 Balancing Act —What are you chasing? What’s chasing you?
3/28/2012 This New Day —Some useful prayers
4/8/2012 Every Act Is A Spiritual Act — Big choices
4/9/2012 Channeling The Inner Human —Making yourself a good day
4/16/2012 Life Really Sucks Better Clean —The next ten minutes
4/18/2012 What's Important? —Something new
4/25/2012 What's On Your List? — Priorities
4/27/2012 Looking For The Light —Or a parachute
5/18/2012 Perspectives —We aren’t supposed to be here
9/25/2013 The Problem —Mirror mirror on the wall . . .
10/2//2013 Wiggle Room —Adapt, improvise, overcome
10/3/2013 The Missing Member —Don’t short your team
10/5/2013 The Hit List —Envy can kill you
10/11/2013 A Simple Program —How to do it
10/14/2013 It's 3:00 AM – Do You Know Where Your Serenity Is? —Sleeplessness
10/16/2013 Unity and Recovery —Do I miss it?
11/4/2013 The Financial Insecurity Blues —A parable
11/7/2013 The Program Is For the Birds —Another parable Use title
11/8/2013 The Slip —How are you doing?
11/29/2013 Beware The Malignant Flyspeck —The problem inflation problem
2/21/2014 All That Glitters Is Not Gold —Getting off your ass
9/17/2014 May You Be Safe From Dragons —The green and mean
12/9/2014 Never Give Up! Never Surrender! —Making alliances
8/25/2015 Reaching For Help —Strong enough to lift that phone?
9/19/2015 A Portable Recovery —Handling change
9/22/2015 What About Rehab? —Tired swimming with the sharks?
9/23/2015 One More Good Morning —Not taking the bait
9/24/2015 Balancing Balance —Using the program or abusing it
9/25/2015 Hello, Reality —Introducing life without chemicals
9/27/2015 A Life Second To None —Better than using
10/4/2015 We Can Fix It —Maybe; Maybe not.
10/13/2015 Had Enough? —And just what is it going to take?
10/27/2015 Are You On Your Own Team? —HP can't do it alone
11/3/2015 The Family End —It doesn't matter who takes the drug
11/29/2015 Gratitude and Focus —Achieving gratitude
12/18/2015 Changes —Scenes from real life
12/26/2015 HAPPY . . . Whatever —Merry —what did you say?
12/27/2015 Happy New Year . . . and what? —Beginning a gratitude list
12/30/2015 New Year's Resolution —The worst day of my life
12/31/2015 Not Lost In Translation —The meaning of meeting
1/1/2016 Don't Pick Up? If I Could Do That . . . —Doing what it takes
1/4/2016 A Thought For The New Year —Wisdom
1/14/2016 First Days —That better way
1/21/2016 Drug Snobbery —When reality calls
3/26/2016 A Useful Prayer —This one is a big help
6/7/2016 Power and Powerlessness —Things that are in your power
9/19/2016 Revelations —Three Things You'll Never Hear From An Addict
9/21/2016 Recovery: Whose Job Is It? —Important answer within
9/26/2016 Stealth Denial —As long as you're not going anywhere anyway
10/5/2016 Letting Go —An important difference
10/7/2016 How To Stay Off The Menu —Tarter sauce
10/10/2016 "I've Tried Nothing And I'm All Out Of Ideas" —Battle cry
10/12/2016 Using the 600 Pound Telephone —Reasons to call
10/14/2016 It's Everywhere! It's Everywhere! —Searching
10/16/2016 What's It All About? —Just a word on freedom
10/19/2016 Food For Thought —Life is tough
10/20/2016 What Message Are You Carrying? —Newcomers can tell
10/22/2016 How To Remove A Fly —Can you hear me now?
10/24/2016 Signs of Character —How more than what
10/26/2016 One Of These Days . . . —Another character trait
10/27/2016 Humility Is . . . —It's not humiliation
10/28/2016 The Stats —Something you can change
10/31/2016 Up and Downs —Two plus two still equals four
1/9/2017 Blokes —What can you do with recovery?
1/19/2017 Testing Love And Faith —Yet another parable
1/26/2017 Dead, Drunk, and Stupid —Pick Your Path
1/28/2017 Question For The Day —?
2/4/2017 Rethink That Higher Power Thing —Another parable
2/8/2017 Where To Mark Time? —Maybe . . . ?
2/16/2017 Word —Walking the walk
2/20/2017 The Addict As Optimist —Attitude and gratitude
2/23/2017 I Never Got Into Trouble With Pot —War gaming
2/25/2017 Death On Death's Terms —On that better deal
2/27/2017 Instant Resentments? —Who do you know?
3/10/2017 An Unnatural Act —Sharing and Miracles
3/12/2017 Hot Air —Another parable
3/13/2017 How Does Your Garden Grow? —Parable and quotation
4/21/2017 Black Gloomy The Dragon —Be aware
4/25/2017 What Price Sanity? —Very inexpensive and costly
5/5/2017 Focus & Early Recovery —Away, fly, away!
6/13/2017 The List Maker —Who is making yours?
6/29/2017 Independence Day —Who celebrates, and for what?
8/19/2017 The Meeting Today —Things learned
10/25/2017 Who Did It? —Meet the enemy
12/12/2017 The Bah, Humbugs! —Milk and cookies? Really?
12/17/2017 Lonely And Alone For The Holidays —Behind enemy lines
12/30/2017A Happy, Safe, Grateful, and Sane New Year To You All
2/11/2018 Getting Up One More Time —Lesson from PyeongChang
3/5/2018 The Ouching —How to get to laughter
3/13/2018 Small Meetings —Moving ego aside
11/25/2018 AGAIN . . . and again, again, again . . . —Going back is a choice
12/30/2018 Getting In The Groove —The fallacy
3/25/2019 The Dues —“No fees or dues” isn’t quite accurate
4/29/2019 Taking Miracles For Granted —You never learn anything by shouting
5/6/2019 How To Design A Higher Power —Believing is Seeing
11/19/2019. Life Sucks Better Clean ~ Table of contents