I've been neglecting this blog lately. I haven't written very many posts in the last few months, and I don't have any legitimate excuses as to why, except that life happens. I've been really busy with some new things that have come along, Good things. Really good things that I have been spending quite a … Continue reading Good Things Come to Those in Recovery
Gratitude – July 26
Today I am conscious of my treasures, I have had a truly lovely day full of them. Here is my gratitude list for today: This morning a good friend of mine had an art show to sell some of her work. She's a very talented abstract painter and I have coveted her beautiful work for … Continue reading Gratitude – July 26
Gratitude – July 23
Happy Wednesday! It was a good day today, with much to be grateful for. It was much like yesterday, and the day before, uneventful, no drama and, really kind of predictable. I really appreciate looking for, and finding, things to be grateful for on uneventful days. It takes more careful observation throughout the day and … Continue reading Gratitude – July 23
Gratitude – July 20
Last night our friends who recently relapsed came over for dinner. They have a few days of new sobriety under their belts and we thought that it might be nice for them to get out of the house and away from the guilt and shame they were feeling. We spent several hours talking about … Continue reading Gratitude – July 20
Gratitude – July 10
It was a crazy busy day at work today. It was full of putting out fires and not getting any of my "real" wok done. All day long, I was thinking about what I was going to write about tonight. For the longest time this morning I was thinking that by the end of the … Continue reading Gratitude – July 10
Please let me off this ride
Last Thursday I was sitting and having lunch in the breakroom at work. I was talking to a friend, when I started to feel funny. I was just finishing a piece of pizza when I began to think that I might faint. I have fainted before, every time I have to give blood, so I … Continue reading Please let me off this ride
Normies…they don’t get it.
I've been a part of the recovery community for over two years now (sober for eight months), and I have become so accustomed to interacting with others in the program that I often forget about the normies out there. Most of the people who I have any kind of relationship with are people who are at least a … Continue reading Normies…they don’t get it.