Recovery is: True, naked, and transparent honesty.

The truth is excrutiating, but the truth will make us whole again. Whatever it is that pulls us in different directions fragmenting our spirit and our character prevents us from becoming whole. Whether it be lying about your drinking, your thoughts of drinking becoming more and more consistant, or knowing deep down you just can’t…

Recovery is: The path of least resistance.

It’s painful to watch others on the cyclic pattern that causes so much stress on the mind, body and spirit. Everyhing about alcohol is instinctually toxic. The first taste, the amount of “aquiring” it takes (or mixing) to make this poison palatable, the complete loss of inhibitons that are there to keep us safe, the…

Recovery is: screaming loudly into the echo chamber

Hyper suspish: Extremely concerned and distrustful of everyone and everything. That’s my new word that says I am exceedingly defensive about small things. The small things feel like big things. My self improvement is what got me here, but I have reached a place where things within my head are in flux, and my heart…

Recovery is: setting boundaries and knowing your worth.

I have often felt like I would do ANYTHING to be accepted and loved. Without others to remind me of my worth, I lack confidence. This is something I can remember even as a small child. If I set a boundary, I felt bad about it, and often questioned myself for not sacrificing my needs…

Recovery and truth are not mutually exclusive.

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. I was inching my way towards the reality of what I had become. The reality of my mortality, and the choices that lead me there. Today. Today is May 3, 2021. It’s 7:54PM. In less than two weeks, I will be FOURTY THREE.…


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