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8/31/15

Hitting Bottom

"Change occurs in life when we believe it can. Hitting bottom is not a destination but a mental state." - G

8/30/15

Loneliness

"If the drugs don't win, loneliness will." - P

8/29/15

Addict

"Only an addict lights a fire while hiding." - An Old Drunk

8/28/15

Relapse

"One persons relapse is another persons 12th step." - D

8/27/15

The Problem

"The problem is not solved where you fell, but where you tripped." - A

8/26/15

Chaos

"Drugs bring me chaos. I seek chaos because it is where I can feel my feelings and not just think them." - P

8/25/15

Being Sad

"Sometimes it is easier to fake a smile than explain why I am sad." - C

8/24/15

Screaming

"When your screaming, listen to what you are telling yourself. Screaming only comes from an insecure place." - R

8/23/15

Consequences

"We do choose consequences, by our actions." - p

8/22/15

Keep Walking

"You can't quit while walking." - A

8/21/15

Never Fit Right

"Our love was perfect to you as long as I stood still. But it never fit right when I was moving." - L

8/20/15

Worthy

"Hardest part of recovery for me was believing I was worthy of it." - H

8/19/15

A Challenge

"Recognition can alter a motive. You want a challenge? Do something nice, in silence." - An Old Drunk

8/18/15

Don't Do Nothing

"Don't do nothing. Even if motivation to stop drinking is not present. Don't do nothing. Hang out with a friend, exercise, get counseling, go to a meeting, lose weight, clean, read, educate yourself, find a church.... Give yourself every chance to succeed when the time comes by putting positive things in your life. And feeling sorry for yourself is not doing something." - S

8/17/15

Apologizing

"Don't feel guilty about it, change it. Apologizing, admitting faults and complete honesty are empty gestures until real change occurs." - J

8/16/15

What You Now Face

"No matter what you must now face, DO IT WELL. Someday down the road this is what will matter." - Dr. T.

8/15/15

Sad Sucks

"Being sad sucks. I'd rather be angry or indifferent." - M

8/14/15

My High

"My high was to escape my body. Drugs were one way I did this." - S

8/13/15

Imagination

"Your recovery is limited only by your imagination." - An Old Drunk

8/12/15

Violence

"Violence seeks out silence." - Dr. T.

8/11/15

Relapse

"Relapse showed me other people's character. It was a way I learned to forgive myself by seeing others forgive me." - C

8/10/15

Beneath The Apple Tree

"After one sad yesterday, I found myself sitting beneath an apple tree. It was a moment to myself and my thoughts took over ... I was in charge of a hundred men. If I said sit, they sat, if I said fight, they fought. Men would die for the cause I said was right.... But as I sat beneath the apple tree I realized I couldn't make that apple fall. No matter how much I willed it, no matter how right or deserving I thought I was, that apple would not drop. I looked around on the ground and there was one rotting. I was frustrated when I realized I couldn't even put that apple back." - Sarge

8/9/15

Regrets

"Regrets kill hope. Don't hold on, go get." - J

8/8/15

Serenity

"It's been an odd fact of my life that I only find serenity within conflict." - A

8/7/15

Recovery

"My recovery: I went in with jokes, came out with tears." - H

8/6/15

Beginnings

"Let me not add to the hopelessness of anyone that comes in my midst..." - Beginnings

8/5/15

Act Extraordinary

"Great moments come from those who are ordinary and act extraordinary." - Superheroes

8/4/15

Character

"True character demands we be more than simple voyeurs when we see a victim." - Superheroes

8/3/15

Who I Was

"Yes, drinking helped me forget who I was. But, who I was, was not as bad as who drinking convinced me that I should be." - C

8/2/15

The Words

"Recovery silences the words that addictions hide behind." - P

8/1/15

Help Me

"Those that don't ask, drink." - F