Where’s the line between healthy pride in how far you’ve come and sinister pride that sneaks up and sabotages recovery?
You already have everything you need to be successful in your recovery. You are showing up and doing the work.
A voice that sounded like mine whispered that today a drink would feel amazing. A drink would make me feel whole and perfect. I would be able to breathe deeply and fit “right” inside of my skin. My problems would evaporate, seeming weightless and unimportant. Life would feel wonderful.
The good news? The holidays are coming! The bad news? The holidays are coming! Holidays suck. Every year they suck the life out of me. I’m clean and sober, and others in my life are not. While they… Read More