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10/31/14

Reasons

"Giving up drinking has nothing to do with anything other than finding a reason why." - An Old Drunk

10/30/14

Dad

"The soft sound of my daughters voice drowns out any urges I may have to drink. My best relapse prevention word is Dad." - R

10/29/14

Take It

"I don't care who you are, you can beat drugs. It will be hard but if you can take it, you can make it." - Sarge

10/28/14

Trust

"It's weird, they trusted me when they didn't know I was drinking, but distrust me now that I'm getting sober." - L

10/27/14

Love

"The further I get away from me the closer I can get to you." - B

10/26/14

Stained Glass Heart

"Mom says tears can't wash away all the hurt, but that's ok. Both light and dark are necessary inside of me to make my beautiful stained glass heart." - G (age 9)

10/25/14

Harm

"To potentially harm someone emotionally in my recovery, because of my recovery, was not how I was going to keep my sobriety. I couldn't make right some things that I had done wrong. This realization was the hardest part of my recovery." - K

10/24/14

10/23/14

Chip Away

"Don't let recovery stay big in your head. Chip away at it." - T

10/22/14

Do Something

"You don't have to do a lot to make a difference you just have to do something." - E

10/21/14

Worry

"I can worry or do..... When I worry, I'm probably not doing. When I'm doing there will be no need to worry." - N

10/20/14

10/19/14

Complete Honesty

"My complete honesty does not trump another person's feelings." - S

10/18/14

Fear

"If you treat something with fear it will always own you in some way." - P

10/17/14

My Gift

"My gift to her recovery was to accept her anger, and not fight back." - Mom

10/16/14

Expect Me To

"You want me to succeed in recovery? Then expect me to." - C

10/15/14

Shame

"It was shame that kept me from getting help. Not a shame of self but from the reluctance to be viewed by the negative judgements of others." - A

10/14/14

Hate More, Hurt Less

"Drinking only numbed my mind, it didn't fix my reality. So I took matters into my own hands. I would instigate him. And every time he hit me I hated more and hurt less." - A Wife

10/13/14

Help Me Understand

"Don't tell me to forgive my mom, help me understand her." - G (age 12)

10/12/14

Moments

"Be that small, nameless moment that can change a life. Say something."

10/11/14

Yesterday

"Compare yourself to nobody; but yesterday." - F

10/10/14

Miracles

"When a thought becomes a thing." - C

10/9/14

Dreams

"There are so many people that use 'following your dreams' as an excuse to not work. When in reality, following your dreams, successfully, is nothing but work." Humans Of New York

10/8/14

A Soldier Is Born

"You dive into the foxhole not because your scared but because you still have hope the war won't get to you. But a war is never won in a foxhole. When you realize this fact, and you take that step out, this is when a soldier is born" - Sarge

10/7/14

Thank You

"It’s one of the smallest seemingly innocuous phrases in the English language – however, please know that when I say it I truly mean it and am reminded that I am worthy….. THANK YOU!"

10/6/14

Helping

"Helping one person, showed me the quality of my sobriety was not based on days." - B

10/5/14

The Hard Part

"The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it." - @Duffy_John_

10/4/14

Whole Person

"My belief as a counselor is to help the whole person, not just the addict part." - T

10/3/14

I Created You

"I asked God why He would not help my son's addiction and God replied, 'I did. I created you.'" - J

10/2/14

Serenity Prayer

"The Serenity Prayer is the handrail to grab until you can work the Steps." - @Duffy_John_

10/1/14

The Journey

"Your destiny may take a long time to achieve but it is the journey that is the true reward." - @soberultraman