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1/31/15

Fills The Holes

"I don't think addiction occurs because of sadness or anger but rather because of an emptiness inside of people. It fills the holes that friendship should." - J

1/30/15

Sweetest Sin

"Abuse broke me. Alcohol was my sweetest sin that without it I would not be alive." - D

1/29/15

Cunning Ally

"Loneliness is addictions cunning ally. It's nemesis is friendship." - S

1/28/15

Communication

"Communication breaks down with things unsaid." - A

1/27/15

Hurt

"Hurt is a part of recovery. When you care you can feel pain." - L

1/26/15

New Horizons

"Initially I struggled in recovery. It was difficult for me to dream beyond what I knew. But with each STEP, I gained knowledge of new horizons." - H

1/25/15

Purposeful

"My resolution is to be more purposeful with the relationship that is in front of me." - T

1/24/15

Honesty

"Honesty will be fabricated to fit what the addict perceives as their most immediate need." - F

1/23/15

Wishful Thinking

"A drunk is not full of lies but rather subscribes to wishful thinking. A little hope to pacify the pain." - An Old Drunk

1/22/15

Victim

"I am not the victim of the world I see." - T

1/21/15

Fears

"Recovery is about managing fears." - C

1/20/15

Listening

"Sometimes listening is better than fixing." - G

1/19/15

Focus

"Focusing on what is wrong does not teach what is right." - Sarge

1/18/15

Clever For Me

"It took me awhile to understand that I was trying to be clever for me, which was not helpful to them." - D

1/17/15

Character Defect

"Recovery isn't fixing but finding. Where you look is behind your strongest character defects. There your secrets will be hiding" - T

1/16/15

Beyond Myself

"When I looked beyond myself I realized her heart had its own language and each of her tears was a blessing that let me know hope was still alive in her." - Mom

1/15/15

Help Them Get Me

"I use to run away and blame people who didn't understand me, now I slow down and help them get me." - M

1/14/15

Challenging Processes

"Knowing you have caused hurt to others but allowing yourself to live again is one of the more challenging processes you will face in recovery." - S

1/13/15

To Help

"Trying to help is a balance between guiding and knowing when to get out of the way. Recovery is a time to practice this for all involved." - Dr. T.

1/12/15

This Dictum

"An addict waits for the world to come to them and resents the opportunities that don't abide by this dictum." - P

1/11/15

Denial & Apathy

"Denial recognizes something within but looks away, apathy doesn't care." - B

1/10/15

Recovery

"Quality of life, not fear, is what should be preached in every corner of recovery." - B

1/9/15

Sobriety

"A bad binge or bottom won't get me. I am not just an end result. You'll find me when you get serious about finding me." - Sobriety

1/8/15

My Journey

"I'd describe my journey as Have To, Need To, Want To ... glad I got to want to." - M

1/7/15

My Dilemma

"My dilemma was figuring out if I was running away from my problems by leaving, or by staying." - M

1/6/15

Regrets

"Recovery has taught me that the point of life is not to live without any regrets, but to learn to live with them and not hate myself." - L

1/5/15

Encouragement

"In a stagnant relationship, even encouragement can seem judgmental." - T

1/4/15

Reasons

"That which has reasons is the most unreliable thing to trust." - T

1/3/15

What's First

"What came first, the addict or fear?" - T

1/2/15

Talk

"Talk for someone who can't find the words yet." - C

1/1/15

Regret

"I've fought for the sunrise too many times only to regret another missed day." - R