"So, here I stand at the crossroads... Four years from now, if I persistently do the next right thing, I believe the possibilities are limitless... I will have a serenity and peace of mind that will illuminate my life and allow me to help others. The feeling of love and connectedness I have felt will become perpetual so that I will out-distance my wildest dreams; and look back one day and realize that the hardest times in my life were the most important."- Todd

Monday, September 1, 2014

Comfort Zone

"Living begins just outside of our comfort zone." - C

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Meth Madness

"When I couldn't sleep it was hard for me to make new memories. But I was able to find my voice in my mania. Meth madness."

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Pain

"The heart wont hurt if you keep pain skin deep. Is a lie." - M

Friday, August 29, 2014

Ask Questions

"Don't shut up and listen. Ask questions. Be active in your recovery." - D

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Opposite Side Of The Moment

"I've never been far away. Your choices blocked your view. They led you to the opposite side of the moment from where I was." - Mom

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Hurt

"When my son stopped drinking we would have some long tearful talks. I could see the pain that was on his face. This made me happy. I was glad to see him hurt. The more he hurt the better I felt." - Mom

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

No Greater Honor

"For me, there is no greater honor than when someone asks for my help." - T

Monday, August 25, 2014

Happiness

"If you help others get what they want, you will always have what you need. Happiness." - D

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Delusional Thinking

"Crazy ain't all bad. Greatness requires some delusional thinking." - P

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Decisions

"Slow and steady. Feelings come and go but decisions are permanent."

Friday, August 22, 2014

Smoking Dope

"My dad promised it would be my last act on this earth if he ever caught me smoking dope. After he died, I smoked a lot for a long time. I was hoping he remembered his promise." - K

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Expected Outcomes

"For my recovery to finally work I did not need to go to rehab, do 90 meeting in 90 days or focus on drinking. I needed a job. I wish someone would of told me this earlier. It is a shame how fear can shape expected outcomes." - R

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Expectations

"We all rise or fall to the expectations of those around us. Keep relapsing? Check the expectations of those around us." - An Old Drunk

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Change

"If the meetings aren't what they use to be it is because you aren't." - R

Sunday, August 17, 2014

What You Do

"It is not fake it till you make it but act as if what you do makes a difference." - D

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Perfectly Imperfect

I'm doing the best that I can and that is good enough for today, because I'm perfectly imperfect and that's perfectly ok.

"Yeah, I may not do this sobriety thing perfectly, and I may not stay sober for the rest of my life, but that's no reason to stop trying..." - The Accidental Alcoholic

Friday, August 15, 2014

Tired

"I'm tired of being a watering can. It's not my circus, it's not my monkeys." - D

Thursday, August 14, 2014

What I Can Become

"What I've overcome is not more important than what I can become." - J

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

My Addiction

"You were my addiction. I never got to know me as I was always trying to find you." - S

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

No blame Game

"The circumstances that made me are no excuse for the consequences I now face because of the choices I made." - M

Monday, August 11, 2014

Amends

"Keep amends simple. Reasons can't change the pain." - Sarge

Sunday, August 10, 2014

AA

"We are united not only in our common struggle but in an acceptance of our differences. AA taught me I was ok in who I am not through conformity but with understanding." - A Member

Saturday, August 9, 2014

A Person Not Just Employee

"If it wasn’t for this job, I’d still be on heroin. A few years ago, one of my bosses came to me, and he said: ‘You’re approaching a crossroads in life, and pretty soon there will be no turning back.’ Then he told me: ‘Go to rehab right now. And your job waiting for you when you get back...’" - Humans Of New York

Friday, August 8, 2014

Truth

"I told the truth on my job application about my past drug use, and they sent me a letter saying I didn’t meet their standards of integrity." - Humans Of New York

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Resentment

"Resentment is like that cobweb in the corner that catches your eye. You can't ignore it and it will bug you until you wipe it away." - T

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Help Others

"The purpose of recovery is the same as the purpose of life..... Help others through it." - Dr. T.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Recovery Technique

"My go to recovery technique is to acknowledge others with a smile and an outstretched hand." - R

Monday, August 4, 2014

Great Friends

"I made so many truly great friends in addiction. Funny, though. Not one of them has ever congratulated me on my years staying sober." - @TwelveDrawings

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Closeness & Distance

"What characterized my mood in recovery? A fluctuating need of closeness and distance." - S

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Friday, August 1, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Abused

"I stopped drinking when I decided to quit crying and get angry." - Abused

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Letting Go

"Forgiveness to me means letting go. It means I have accepted they understand their wrongdoing or they never will. It does not mean that I have to keep them in my life." - P
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