Great news! I owe $325.87 on my RAV4, a total of $22, 226.04 in 13 months, and this balance is scheduled for a payoff on July 1st. I have to thank the VA benefits which enabled me to knock out my goal to pay off this car within a short time. Beyond grateful! Financial freedom … Continue reading Financial Goals – Paying off the car
Living one-day-at-a-time was a foreign concept to a person who regretted the past and was hopeless about the future. Celebrated 22 years sober on June 19th after arriving into recovery at 23. Surreal. I remember standing outside the sober living home after 45 days sober thinking, "I am so screwed." Disowned, bridges burned, wreckage everywhere, … Continue reading Sober 22 Years!!!!
Earlier this month, I attended a women's retreat with ladies who attend two separate fellowships. The topic fascinated me. We needed to fix what was broken (spiritually, emotionally, etc). In the first group, I found myself reflecting on previous retreats, in the same chair, at a time when I felt an immense amount of pain. … Continue reading Healing Does Take Time in this Recovery Journey
Commemorating 8000 days sober today, including weekends and holidays. Thankful for His grace, recovery family & friends for 8000 days, 262.83 months, and 21.9 years of clean time, sobriety time, recovery time. #soberyall #soberliving #sobergirlsociety #sobrietyrocks #cleanandserene #womeninrecovery #vetsinrecovery #8000daysclean #thankfullness #sobersaturday
In my recovery community, we place a strong emphasis on feeling grateful. In fact, I feel as if a majority of the meetings throughout November are primarily about gratitude. Today I felt a little blah. Thinking about a few painful memories and needed a boost. Thought back to my early recovery days when it was … Continue reading Time for a Gratitude List