Tag Archives: addiction

My Blog Interview On IV League

Author Interview: Gary Goldstein By Keri B. In June of 1998, Gary Goldstein was arrested after robbing a series of dry cleaners to pay back bookies and feed his addiction. After serving 6 years in the New York State Department … Continue reading

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Recovery Is Freedom!

My name is Gary Goldstein, author of “Jew in Jail,” as well as blogger, and motivational & inspirational speaker. More importantly, however, is the fact that I am an addict in long-term recovery, approaching six years and four months clean. … Continue reading

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Enough Already!

I am always sad to learn of a fellow addict’s death, but am also always upset that it takes it happening to someone famous for the media to again take notice and devote time to this disease. Actor Philip Seymour … Continue reading

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S L O W Down And Enjoy Life!

If you are like millions of people – as I am – then you spend many, many hours on the internet, either related to what you do for a living, or just in a recreational way. Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2014!

It’s hard to believe, but another year has come and gone! For me, personally, I have continued to remain clean & sober, and been proud to pass the message of recovery onto those who are still sick and suffering, or … Continue reading

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Six Years And Counting!

Yesterday marked six years that I have been clean & sober, and while I don’t really make a big deal out of it myself, I know the significance is the fact that other people in recovery can benefit by realizing … Continue reading

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To Meet & Greet Is Sweet!

I had such a great time this past Saturday signing copies of my book, “Jew in Jail” at the local Barnes & Noble in Poughkeepsie, New York. There is just something about meeting and talking to strangers who seem extremely … Continue reading

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Work Hard & Help Others!

Ever since getting arrested and finding myself incarcerated for nearly six long years back in 1998, I decided right then and there to make a change. I wrote my book, “Jew in Jail,” while serving my sentence, and it was … Continue reading

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A Day Of Recovery To Remember!

I had such an amazing time at the 2013 Rally4Recovery this past Saturday in Providence, Rhode Island, which I attended with my friends from the New York State Office Of Alcoholism And Substance Abuse Services, that I can hardly believe … Continue reading

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Recovery Is Great!

Without a doubt, these past five years and nine plus months have been the best of my 51 year life so far. Recovery has helped me reclaim my life, self-esteem, self-confidence, and purpose for being. Even though I nearly died … Continue reading

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