Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome
Inability to solve problems
Inability to think clearly
Inability to concentrate
Rigid, repetitive thinking
Emotional overreaction or numbness
Understanding and recognizing PAWS symptoms
Stabilizing our episodes of PAWS
Get a reality check!
Set a goal
What can we do right now to improve our situation? Taking action and changing things is our choice.
Hypoglycemia – the secret demon of relapse (H.A.L.T.)
Has this ever happened to you? Then you already know something about hypoglycemia.
We just received a reward for eating some sugar.
Diet for Recovery:
- Three nutritious snacks each day,
- between meals and at bedtime
- Avoid Sugar and Caffeine
A quick word about diet:
The US Department of Agriculture’s Choose My Plate page is a good place to begin.
Losing Weight While Eating Six Times A Day
Relaxation = stress reduction
Playing and relaxation are absolutely essential to a successful recovery.
Spiritual discipline is uncomfortable for many recovering people.
Peace and Contemplation
Balanced Living–the aim of recovery