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An Easier, Softer Way

My Higher Power gives me more than I can handle as a reminder to rely on that Power and not on my own self will. The Universe wants me to contribute to the Whole. 166 more words


To a Boiling Point

Is it me or does conflicts, arguments, and issues within relationships need some sort of resolution in order for things to move on further? Arguments about small things like taking the trash out or television control is one thing but things that hugely impact your relationship like over abuse of alcohol, mental abuse or even infidelity has to come to some resolution because if not what happens is the affect of the issue on your marriage, relationship, even friendship can be catastrophic. 430 more words

Warnings to myself to remember on the recovery path

I won’t measure my recovery based on my BMI.

Weight restoration is only a tiny bit necessary first step but recovery goes well beyond.I am aware that weight restoration will bring… 563 more words


The Disclaimer

I still don’t fit in. Fit in where? Here in this world or this specific mold that society has deemed I should fall into? I don’t know. 518 more words


Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner? Because he just did.

Well my 37th day of sobriety didn’t go exactly as planned. I had planned to get up, drink too much coffee, sit around with my dogs until I had to go to work, work a little, then come home and go back to hanging out with my dogs. 902 more words


Feb. 24, 2017 - Readings in Recovery: Step by Step

Step by Step
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Today, apply the program more widely and remember it is developed not solely to guide us to sobriety but to detect and correct the character flaws that enabled our drinking. 124 more words


Feb. 24, 2017 - Readings in Recovery: Twenty-Four Hours a Day

Twenty-Four Hours a Day
Friday, Feb. 24, 2017
AA Thought for the Day
When we came to our first AA meeting, we looked up at the wall at the end of the room and saw the sign: “ 198 more words