Learning to Have Sex in Recovery

I had forgotten that I was once again in control of my own life... I needed to take charge of my sexual experiences just like I had taken charge of my recovery.

Nicotine and Self-Recrimination: Kicking My Last Addiction

I had four months smoke free under my still loosely fitting belt and had been patchless for over 30 days. Hours passed without any thought of a cigarette. I felt confident. And then one day, I stepped on the scale.