Here are some Word Clouds based on the 12 Steps and 12 Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. I was having some play time on the computer and I wanted to share. Enjoy! Here's the text if you want to make your own version using … [Read more...] about Word Clouds: The 12 Steps and 12 Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous
With the help from my AA sponsor, I launched into my fourth step inventory. This moral inventory is different than writing down your life story. The point is not getting down every detail, but finding the defects that contribute to our … [Read more...] about AA Step 4: Made a personal moral inventory of ourselves
That's me and my latest fling. I'm fairly certain she's not going to crash my recovery. Anyway, I'm new here... I'm still catching up on the lingo in the recovery community. Here's the latest phrase that had me confused. 13th stepping At … [Read more...] about What is 13th stepping?
This one was a struggle at first. If you read my post about step 2, then it shouldn't be a mystery. I'm not enthusiastic about trusting God or making my decisions stick. I'm not anti-religion, but it's been a long while since I've felt … [Read more...] about AA Step 3: Turning control over to God
Five weeks into my self-directed recovery, it's time to reach out for help. I'm very open to traditional sobriety pathways. Just this week I talked with a potential sponsor and started looking at the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. … [Read more...] about AA Step 2: I’m a spiritual burnout and my higher power an’t saying much
This is the first step in the AA program and perfectly describes my situation 30 days ago. Alcohol had taken control and I couldn't handle life anymore. I was in a downward spiral, expecting a crash any second. That's when I quit … [Read more...] about One month sober: About being powerless and living step one