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11/30/16

Mental Breakdown

"I'm afraid of feeling good. In my world, when I have a mental breakdown is when I feel well." - L

11/29/16

Love & Hate

"Love is not relevant for all situations. Sometimes a little hate is needed to move on or change." - C

11/28/16

Potential

"Recovery's progress should not be defined by the potential for relapse but by the direction the life is moving." - P

11/27/16

The Broken

"Why do I trust myself to an addict in recovery? Because there is no bullshit. I like the broken, they understand how unreasonable life can be." - F

11/26/16

Purpose

"Struggle without purpose is pain." - T

11/25/16

Relapse

"I've done too much in my life to let a mental fuckup define who I am. Shit happens get over it." - H

11/24/16

One Small Step

"Maybe some day the light from above will light me up even more and then I will cast a light that shows me the whole terrain. But even then I may find that I will still take the small steps in the same way as I did before. Even then with all that light, the journey may be the same. One small step at a time." - Living In Grace

11/23/16

Your Life

"Avoiding relapse is not the goal of recovery but to find your life." - G

11/22/16

Feeling High

"If you want to feel good you have to feel bad sometimes. You can't get high if you are never sober." - J

11/21/16

Chaos

"I thrive in chaos and struggle in the calm." - B

11/20/16

Low Level Stuff

"Us addicts create drama. We present with low level stuff so that we don't have to deal with the higher." - C

11/19/16

Addiction's Gift

"This is addiction's gift.... I've hurt like you, so I can see you. Because I've gone to the deepest, darkest, scariest places, I can now lift you even higher." - S

11/18/16

Depression

"I always feel it as I'm on fire, burning, but I feel nothing but cold inside. I touch the flames and I got nothing." - L

11/17/16

Scars

"Addiction is the language of invisible scars." - A

11/16/16

Rough Enough

"I hope your recovery is rough enough. There's no growth without struggle." - An Old Drunk

11/15/16

Symptom

"Drinking is a symptom not a disease." - J

11/14/16

Success & Failure

"... It is the recovery industry that fails people far more often than people fail in recovery... If treatment doesn’t work, the treatment is to blame, not the client. Substance use is the only area I’m aware of that blames treatment failure on the client...." TheFix

11/13/16

Reconcile

"You don't have to resolve everything, just reconcile." - P

11/12/16

Hate & Love

"Your hate is burying the love you crave." - B

11/11/16

Change

"Significant change is often born from pain." - T

11/10/16

Hating

"Never jump into somebody else's hole. If your hating, your in their hole." - B

11/9/16

Forgiveness

"Forgiveness really isn't about the other person, it's about you." - P

11/8/16

Perspective

"Your problem can also be your gift." - R

11/7/16

Blame

"I blame my Dad for all the hurt and pain he caused me by his drinking but I also blame him for how it all made me stronger." - S

11/6/16

The Battle

"The battle is always within. I've seen guys get through all sorts of hell, but not survive the moment they stop drinking and start thinking." - Sarge

11/5/16

Awkward

"I feel somewhat awkward since getting sober. The world does not respond to me like it use to." - B

11/4/16

Forgiveness

"Forgiveness and God's grace are commonly found after a screw up. There is purpose in everything." - H

11/3/16

Faith & Hope

"Faith you have to ask for, hope you own inside. Recovery is hope." - J

11/2/16

Wrong & Right

"It may not be you're doing something wrong, it just might not be right for the particular situation." - B

11/1/16

Judgements

"When you call me an 'addict,' you make a judgment based on just one fact about my life. That makes me not want to trust you to help me when I’m sick.” - The Fix