I pulled my glasses from my face slightly harder than gently ... “Why did you think you could do this anyway, jackass!”Read More
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The only noises around me are the pitter-patter of rain teasing the windshield wipers, and the windshield wipers intermittently protesting with a “skwhuh-ttttt” as they raced across the glass to whisk the water awayRead More
While I can’t give any “here’s how you do it” recipie for any of [it], what I can do is tell you a little about the MPMG.Read More
In another translation: Whether we like it or not, the work needs done -- just don't do it with attitude, without eating, without sleeping, and without taking care of oursleves.Read More
Happy New Year!
And Happy Birthday us!
Perhaps we were excessively and/or obsessively thinking about it, how to get it, when, or where. Maybe sneakily but definitely secretly we’d find our way to “it.”Read More
I burned on that for nearly four days. Maybe more if you count sleep time and breathing time.Read More
I am in recovery now, 57 days of freedom. Clean and sober since August 23, 2017.Read More
I’m no angel. I’m not perfect in any sense of the word, but I certainly try to do what I feel is best at the time, and once in a while, I nail it.Read More
Doesn’t passing mean we’ve overcome that [thing] in our life ... whether it is us passing it, or it passing us?Read More
When I received the tongue lashing ... it was over a nonexistent issue. I could have jumped and began fighting back, but there was a truth in the matter...Read More
... today, I celebrate my four year D.O.S., and I give credit to all those that have been there...Read More
... today, I'm not celebrating my four year anniversary of sobriety...Read More
At first, it took me a while to understand the concept of being the server, AND being the caregiver...
It is 100% exactly the same thing as trying to control things around me...Read More
I used to believe that prayer would change things.But something occurred to me in that moment of prayer…Read More
One, two, three... four. Plus the one that brought me, PLUS faces that I recognized but never officially met, PLUS people that didn't know me, but welcomed me.Read More
"Stop! Stop! Get down!" the leader of the two-pack quietly yelled. With a not-so-silent THUD! he dropped to the ground and sprawled out, hands and legs stretched so he could blend into the grass with his bright, red shirt.Read More
I work hard at staying sober. That's not to be confused with "it's hard to stay sober, so I work a lot at it."Read More
I've said it before, and I frequently say it (a preacher will often preach what they them-self need to learn) -- but I didn't hear it... perhaps I still don't really hear it...Read More