"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...

2/27/17

One Step Head

"Know that with every failure you are still one step ahead of those not trying." - R

2/26/17

The Silent Game

"If you talk about it you might question it, if you question it you might doubt it, and if you doubt it you might lose it." - A

2/25/17

Think Again

"I didn't know my own limitations, and because of this I had to hide. I shut my emotions out and went deep in my head. I got so disconnected from myself that I was forced to think again." - P

2/24/17

Negative Thinkng

"Recognize that negative thinking is actually a map to underlying fears." - J

2/23/17

Decide

"Don't try to do anything, decide to do something." - C

2/22/17

Focus

"Don't get so focused on what they are doing wrong that you don't worry about what you are doing." - Big D

2/21/17

Byproduct

"Don't blame the bad relationships or the drugs, they are just the byproduct of what is going on in your head." - Big D

2/20/17

Other People

"What other people think of you is none of your business." - M

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