Imagine a world where we open the door to a parent throwing your Christmas gifts into the kitchen followed by, "here's a bible. You should read it." I spent weeks in my apartment in deep depression looking at all the wreckage around me wishing the reality was only a dream. Life was hopeless back then. … Continue reading 2022 – It’s a Wrap!
“California, where the spring comes in the fall and the fall comes in the summer and the summer comes in the winter and the winter never comes at all.” ~ Inez Haynes Irwin Hi Family! I cannot believe we are halfway through Gratitude Month! In school, we are heading into the final few weeks and … Continue reading California Vacation Time
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
Are you a person in recovery attending recovery support groups? Are you someone who needs recovery supports? Plenty of options are available and free. People, like myself, who speak the same language volunteer their time to manage the groups. In one recovery program, people identify this as the language of the heart. Mutual help organizations … Continue reading 12-Step Recovery and Other Support Groups