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11/30/15

You

"Sobriety is only one word in the definition of you." - L

11/29/15

Good Enough

"You being "good enough" has nothing to do with if you drink or not. You are already valued. Your own head is causing you doubt. Drink or don't drink, but don't let it determine what you already have and who you already are. You have already been through and accomplished a lot in your life and wether you have a beer or not today, it can't touch who you already have become." -D

11/28/15

Preparing

"You don't prepare for your best day in life, you prepare for your worst." - S

11/27/15

The Realization

"It came down to the realization that this will define me or I will overcome it." - S

11/26/15

What I Prayed

"Please God, don't let me drink, was never my prayer. But rather, help me be a good man, husband & father. I knew if I was these things, I wouldn't drink but if I wasn't, it didn't matter what I prayed." - P

11/25/15

Chaos

"When chaos becomes your normal, normal becomes your chaos." - B

11/24/15

When I Pray

"I believe that when I pray, God shushes all of the angels from talking. He still can't quite believe he'd ever hear from ME." - @TwelveDrawings

11/23/15

My Prayer

"For those who went before me, I now know that recovery is more than being sober. My prayer is this: that my recovery is enough to earn the days you didn't get." - J

11/22/15

Relapse

"Relapse is a conflicted state of mind. Like when you are use to war but now pump gas." - Sarge

11/21/15

Learn

"Don't just stop drinking, learn your way out." - K

11/20/15

Character

"Good character is adaptable but never negotiable." - R

11/19/15

Anger

"Being angry helps me let go. It lets me know where you end and I begin." - G

11/18/15

Trust

"Trust is like a sheet of paper. Once crumpled up it is hard to smooth out." - S

11/17/15

What You Promised

"Recovery is not just about not drinking but following through on what you promised yourself." - P

11/16/15

Moral Defects

"I got sober because I accepted moral defects as a condition to being human and not as a condition to recovery." - M

11/15/15

Emotions

"Your wife is not the trigger, the emotions she strikes up in you are. Your problem is not with her but with managing your emotions." - H

11/14/15

Anger

"Anger is a way of displacing your thinking so you don't have to focus on the hurt." - P

11/13/15

Reasons

"To get sober, reasons are more important than honesty." - T

11/12/15

Mental Compromises

"Being an addict is not easy. Piss in a cup and convince yourself to drink it everyday and you'll know the mental compromises it takes to be an addict." - Sarge

11/11/15

Clever Words

"My words are clever so that they not only hit your head, but also your heart." - An Old Drunk

11/10/15

My Best Thinking

"Using didn't make me an idiot. My intelligence was never lost. My best thinking helped me stay afloat. Every thought was not wrong, only one." - B

11/9/15

Trusting Myself

"After two years in recovery, this is the first time someone told me I could start trusting myself? Recovery "group think" can perpetuate dependence." - B.

11/8/15

Need To Be Empowered

"When addiction comes from trauma, the idea of powerlessness will not work. They need to be empowered." - B

11/7/15

Not The Same

"Addiction is not the same for everyone. For some, it is a way they survived an awful time and are alive today because of it." - B

11/6/15

A Thin Line

"There is a thin line between complete honesty and selfishness." - R

11/5/15

Which Moment

"The past, present or future? I have a hard time deciphering in my head which moment I am actually in." - S

11/4/15

My Prayers

"I don't question God's presence just His involvement. If my prayers determine His attention, then who loses it?" - B

11/3/15

A Brilliance

"Inside my son is a brilliance I know won’t be unlocked inside a bottle." - S

11/2/15

Blank Canvas

"Drugs treat the mind as a blank canvas and assert their own will on your life." - C

11/1/15

Acceptance

"Sometimes you have to accept how others choose to cope as valid, especially if it is forged from a trauma you can't understand." - Chris Arnade