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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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Jew in Jail: How It All Began!

Hello everyone. I wanted to post the first chapter of my book, “Jew in Jail,” again, for anyone who hasn’t read it yet to learn what it was like for me – addicted to alcohol, drugs and gambling at the … 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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Resolve To Succeed!

We are now two weeks into 2014, and it is a good time to gauge where you are, as far as new year’s resolutions are concerned. Millions of people vow to start each year by working out, eating healthy, quitting … 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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Be Thankful EVERY Single Day!

I hope everyone had a very enjoyable Thanksgiving, and didn’t eat and drink too much. As for myself, I really don’t need society telling me that November 28, 2013 – or any other day for that matter – is when … 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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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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