I am an alcoholic. I didn’t have a problem with drugs. I didn’t do them. I drank and that was enough to get me to my bottom. Until I saw a bag of pot.
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.
Getting sober changes your life in so many ways. You don’t realize how pervasive alcohol is until you give it up! A very real concern is how to interact with your drinking friends in social settings. They still… Read More