"Piss in a cup and drink it everyday and you will know the mental compromises it takes to be an addict." - Sarge



This is dedicated to those who have touched the fires of life... To those who fall but stand back up. To those who get weak but find new strength. To those who break but rebuild themselves. To those who lose hope but believe again. This is for those who chance upon the recovery road. There is a life that awaits you. Your story matters. Write it...

2/19/17

Exercise

"Food is the most abused anxiety drug. EXERCISE is the most underutilized antidepressant." - @Racing4Recovery

2/18/17

End Game

"Sobriety isn't the end game. He got sober, but died of depression." - K

2/17/17

Fail Safe

"I struggled with deep depression and my "fail safe" was telling myself that I wasn't going to go out sober." - S

2/16/17

Meaningless

"The meaningless of life is beautiful because it allows you to make your own meaning." - D

2/15/17

Change

"You can't change if you keep doing the things you like." - An Old Drunk

2/14/17

Urges

"Urges to drink are not your enemy to be extinguished but signals for you to dig deeper emotionally to find the root cause." - L

2/13/17

My Way

"Life got so much easier when I learned to get out of my way." - T

2/12/17

Denial

"I'm not in denial, it's just you assume one thing and I know something else." - H

2/11/17

An Anesthesia

"Addicts are people who respond to the hard challenges of life—suicides, divorce, being unattractive, emotional abandonment—by taking their grief out on themselves. Drugs and alcohol are anesthesia to numb the pain so they can get through another day without slitting their wrists." - @Racing4Recovery

2/10/17

Doubt

"The addict doesn't care if you really believe them, they just want you to succumb to doubt." - F

2/9/17

Personal

"Don't make personal other people's personal problems." - J

2/8/17

Detox

"Detox mirrors the state of your soul." - D

2/7/17

Damaged People

"Don't underestimate an addict as damaged people can be dangerous. They know they can survive." - J

2/6/17

Miss The Point

"If you study addiction for too long you'll miss the point of it." - Country

2/5/17

Sad Face

"It scares me when my Mom has that sad face but isn't crying. That's when I know she is taking pills." - (Age 7)

2/4/17

Silence

"If you can't understand their silence, you probably won't understand their words." - An Old Drunk

2/3/17

A Beacon Of Light

"When you are walking through hell, your internal fears, hurts, insecurities and weaknesses will become your best ally, like a shadow that shows you the way to the light." - Sarge