books about: alcoholics
Final Approach - Northwest Airlines Flight 650, Tragedy and Triumph
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
This is the story of the first airline pilot ever arrested and sent to prison for flying under the influence. He was fired by his airline, stripped of his FAA licenses, tried, convicted, and sent to Federal prison. This was a first. It had never occurred before. Lyle Prouse came from a WWII housing project in Kansas and an alcoholic family where both parents died as a result of alcoholism. He rose through the ranks of the United States ...
Courage to Change: One Day at a Time in Al-Anon II
Al-Anon Family Group Head Inc
Al Anon Family Group Headquarters
Taking life one day at a time has proven essential in the Al-Anon program of recovery for those whose lives have been adversely affected by the problem of alcoholism in a relative or friend. This book, like its companion volume One Day At A Time In Al-Anon, is designed to keep our focus on today and give us the courage to change the things we can.
The Bariatric Foodie Guide to Perfect Protein Drinks
Life is stressful. Your protein shake shoudln't be! Dozens of protein shake recipes, tips and tricks from popular weight-loss surgery blog, Bariatric Foodie!
Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life
Glennon Doyle Melton
For years Glennon Doyle Melton built a wall between herself and others, hiding inside a bunker of secrets and shame. But one day everything changed: Glennon woke up to life, committing herself to living out loud and giving language to our universal (yet often secret) experiences. She became a sensation when her personal essays started going viral. Her hilarious and poignant observations have been read by millions, shared among friends, discussed ...
The Lost Years: Surviving a Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare
A child caught in the horror of alcohol and drug addition. A mother helplessly standing by unable to save her. The Lost Years is the real life story of just such a mother and child, each giving their first-hand accounts of the years lost to addiction and despair. Kristina, the second of four children, tells how she turns to alcohol for comfort when she is thirteen. She gives a brutally honest description of her descent into addiction, ...
The Life Recovery Bible NLT
Tyndale House Publishers
The popular Life Recovery Bible is now available in the New Living Translation. Designed for both the Christian who is seeking God's view on recovery and the non-Christian who is seeking God and answers to recovery, the Life Recovery Bible will lead readers to the source of true healing-God himself. The features of this best-selling Bible were brought together by two of today's leading recovery experts, David Stoop, Ph.D., and Stephen ...
The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships
Patrick Carnes Ph.D.
Exploitive relationships can create trauma bonds--chains that link a victim to someone who is dangerous to them. Divorce, employee relations, litigation of any type, incest and child abuse, family and marital systems, domestic violence, hostage negotiations, kidnapping, professional exploitation and religious abuse are all areas of trauma bonding. All these relationships share one thing: they are situations of incredible intensity or importance ...
The Narcissistic Family: Diagnosis and Treatment
Robert M. Pressman
In this compelling book, the authors present an innovative therapeutic model for understanding and treating adults from emotionally abusive or neglectful families? families the authors call narcissistic. Narcissistic families have a parental system that is, for whatever reason (job stress, alcoholism, drug abuse, mental illness, physical disability, lack of parenting skills, self-centered immaturity), primarily involved in getting its own needs ...
Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
This no-holds-barred autobiography chronicles the remarkable life of Phil Robertson, the original Duck Commander and Duck Dynasty ® star, from early childhood through the founding of a family business. LIVING THE DREAM Duck calls—though the source of his livelihood—are not what makes Phil Robertson the man he is today. When asked what matters in his life, he’s quick to say, “Faith, family, ducks—in that order.” It isn’t often ...
Don't let Your Kids Kill You: A Guide for Parents of Drug and Alcohol Addicted Children
New Century Publishers, 2013
Defies the myth that parents must sacrific themselves. Instead, shows them how to reclaim their power, balance, happiness...and lives. When kids turn to substance abuse, parents also become vicims as they watch their children transform into irrational and antisocial individuals. This harrowing scenario finds parents buckling beneath the stress--often with catastrophoric consequences: Divorce, career upsets, breakdowns and worse. ...
Thirty Rooms to Hide In: Insanity, Addiction, and Rock 'n' Roll in the Shadow of the Mayo Clinic
The remarkable tale of six brothers growing up in the ’50s and ’60s as their father—a highly respected Mayo Clinic surgeon—slowly goes insane Author Luke Longstreet Sullivan has a simple way of describing his new memoir: “It’s like The Shining . . . only funnier.” Thirty Rooms to Hide In tells the astonishing story of Sullivan’s father and his descent from one of the world’s top orthopedic surgeons at the Mayo Clinic ...
Hungry Girl Happy Hour: 75 Recipes for Amazingly Fantastic Guilt-Free Cocktails and Party Foods
St. Martin's Griffin
Product Description Amazingly delicious guilt-free recipes for any fun-filled cocktail party! Margaritas and cosmos and mudslides, oh my! Blended drinks, mixed drinks, fruity drinks . . . any and every cocktail you desire is here in Hungry Girl Happy Hour , and they’ve all got HG’s guilt-free guarantee! Also included are recipes for Hungry Girl’s delicious, decadent, party-pleasing finger foods and appetizers. Indulge in: • ...
Love First: A Family's Guide to Intervention
The top-selling book on intervention, Love First has helped tens of thousands of families, friends, and professionals create a loving and effective plan for helping those who suffer from addiction. Dispelling two damaging myths—that an addict has to hit bottom and that intervention must be confrontational—Jeff and Debra Jay's proven approach puts love first and shows families, step by step, what to do. This new and updated edition adds ...
Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated: 125 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, ...
Whether a marketing campaign or a museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines. Because no one can be an expert on everything, designers have always had to scramble to find the information and know-how required to make a design work—until now. Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated is a comprehensive, ...
The Spoken Words of Spirit: Lessons From The Other Side
Spirit speaks to you! Learn how to improve your life! Our lives are influenced on a regular basis by Spirits and loved ones on the other side. The Spoken Words of Spirit is a series of shared messages that have been received on many subjects. These include health, prosperity, relationships and more. There are some messages that reveal Spirit's vision of Earthly matters. Mostly, this is a book that will bring inner peace to yourself and soul if ...
Addict In The Family: Stories of Loss, Hope, and Recovery.
Witnessing the addiction of a family member or loved one is a heart-rending experience. But hope can prevail, as shown in this compelling new book. Here, the gripping stories of fathers, mothers, sons, and daughters of addicts offer important lessons on loving, detachment, intervention, and self care.
Incomprehensible Demoralization: An Addict Pharmacist's Journey to Recovery
Book Review: 5 Stars Courageous... We have an erroneous vision of what an addict looks like. The person sitting next to you in church could be an addict. It could be your doctor, lawyer, postal worker, or the little old lady that lives next door. Incomprehensible Demoralization drew me in and held me captive. Jared Combs describes the life of an addict and pharmacist. His marriage was deteriorating, but the pills were more important. ...
Paths to Recovery: Al-Anon's Steps, Traditions and Concepts
Al-Anon Family Group Head Inc
Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.
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Sober Mercies: How Love Caught Up with a Christian Drunk
Heather Harpham Kopp
Where do you turn for hope when you already have the answer--but the answer isn't working? As a long-time Christian, Heather Kopp never expected to become an out-of-control alcoholic who kept private stashes of booze all over the place--tucked behind books in her study, zipped into a special compartment in her oversized purse, at the back of her closet stuffed inside her boots. Even as her career and marriage teetered on the brink, Kopp ...
The Book That Started It All: The Original Working Manuscript of Alcoholics Anonymous
An extraordinary reproduction of the original working manuscript of Alcoholics Anonymous, with essays and notes by a panel of celebrated AA historians. The Book That Started It All offers fresh insights into the history and foundation of the revolutionary Alcoholics Anonymous program. Reproduced in this elegant gift edition with essays and notes by a panel of celebrated AA historians, the original working manuscript is the missing link in our ...
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