For the New Comers, it is obvious. Resolve to refrain from alcohol. If you fall of sobriety, pick yourself up and start over. Don’t give up.
For old-timers like me, a contented sobriety is a must. I resolve to work on my problems, to seek profession help, when needed, and do everything that is necessary to avoid becoming an unhappy grouchy old man. My handle is impermanence. I am constantly changing. I am alert to notice negative changes and to do something about them.
I am not one to say “Look at me, I am wonderful”. I have a lot of work to do. I am proud that I continue to change for the better.
I thought I was having a rough day until I read some other posts, then i realized I'm just having a rough moment, and really not so rough. Husband and i are fighting, his 12 year old, my 22 year old, I work too much, spend too much time on homework, don't appreciate him enough, I'm tired, and have a lot of homeowrk to do. I feel like going to AA and my therapist is like another job, and I...
Hello everyone, it's good to meet all of you. I am 40 years old and a single dad. I have been sober for about 7 yrs now and I am attending school for my BA in human sevices with a concentration in addiction. Who would have thought. Addiction is a very powerful thing and I know I just want to keep moving foward and never go back to that dark place where I was before. Again it is nice to meet...