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Dec. 5, 2016 - Readings in Recovery: Today's Gift from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

Today’s thought fromĀ the Hazelden Betty Ford FoundationĀ is:

More is not necessarily the answer

We often think that if a little is good, more will be better, or that if we are not happy, it must be because we don’t have enough of something. 120 more words


Dec. 5, 2016 - Readings in Recovery: Twenty-Four Hours a Day

Twenty-Four Hours a Day
Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

AA Thought for the Day
In spite of all we have learned in AA, our old way of thinking comes back to us, sometimes with overwhelming force, and occasionally some of us have slips. 229 more words


Dec. 5, 2016 - Readings in Recovery: A Day at a Time

A Day at a Time
Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

Reflection for the Day
“It is of low benefit to give me something. It is of high benefit to enable me to do something for myself.” 161 more words


Dec. 5, 2016 - Readings in Recovery: The Eye Opener

The Eye Opener
Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

A man once ridiculed me in front of a large class in school, and I have hated his guts ever since. 80 more words


The Road to A.A.

The day I decided to seek sobriety and wellness was Sunday, November 16, 2016. I had been drinking for more than 2/3 of my life. It was fun at first. 623 more words


Day 1

Sobering up is hard,
Like kicking a football 50 yards,
Especially on the very first day

You cry out for drugs,
You scream because you can’t find the vodka, 108 more words


I drank for a long time and it stopped working for me

It was fun, then it was fun with some problems. I have met people who have lost everything before seeking sobriety. I didn’t. I was never in trouble with the law. 120 more words