1. When you say that you're not a real alcoholic2. When you're just making small talk3. Having the "Higher Power" talk4. When you want to stop after step 35. When you cross talk at meetings6. When the coffee is … [Read more...] about Yoda would be an epic AA sponsor. Here’s 14 quotes to prove it.
8 weeks of sobriety, but today I was ripe for a relapse.It started with not shaving, since I've been sober the simple act of shaving has been the cornerstone of my morning routine. It was my first intentional daily habit when I quit … [Read more...] about 56 Days Sober (8 Weeks) So why did I want to get drunk tonight?
It's not as bad as that photo, but waiting until day 50 to visit AA wasn't smart.My excuse is solid, living in a Haitian ghetto etc, but I still wish I could have come here sooner. Everyone who kept saying, "Get to a meeting" was 100% … [Read more...] about 12 things I learned from my first AA meeting experience
I hate bullies.Especially when they hurt me and my family. Today, I'm connecting the dots and calling out alcohol for being a bully in my life.Reading about bullying reminded me of life before sobriety. Some signs that may point to … [Read more...] about Addiction is a bully. Recovery is fighting back.
I'm done.I used to get pissed, now I'm just pissed off.Alcohol made me a powerless slave. I'm angry that I was a willing subject.It was brainwashing, but I liked it. So I'm making this list for my own reality check. Maybe it can … [Read more...] about My “never again” list… since I’ve quit drinking
We're all familiar with the negative effects of alcohol and the nasty symptoms of withdrawal. Today I want to talk about the positive benefits of recovery. Enjoy and leave a comment to add your own! 25 Positive Side Effects of Long-Term … [Read more...] about 25 positive side effects of long-term sobriety