By: Tricia Moceo “I felt empty and sad for years, and for a long, long time, alcohol worked. I’d drink, and all the sadness would go away. Not only did the sadness go away, but I was fantastic. …But at some point, the booze stopped working. That’s when drinking started sucking. Every time I drank, […]Read More
We carry out recovery as a goal, much like any other goal. Want a new car or house and cannot simply write a check? Then you know that you will have to save money to carry out the goal.
Want a better opportunity for a lucrative job? Then you know that you need either a college degree or specialized training to help this goal.
All of these goals take incremental actions to define and bring about your stated goal.Read More
By: Marilyn L Davis Participation: Start with Your Counselor “I found the prospect daunting, but somehow comforting, too, because the counselors insisted it could be done, and, after all, many of them were recovering alcoholics themselves.” ― Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot Recently someone referred to you as […]Read More
By: Marilyn L. Davis In reading Whitney McKendree Moore’s book, Whit’s End, the first thing that stood out was how self-sufficient, poised, and seemingly together she appeared. However, we all know that looks are deceiving. Adeptly moving from one type of crisis to another, she finally realizes she can’t fix the problems, can’t control the […]Read More
By: Marilyn L. Davis “If you have discovered a truth, tell it first to a parrot! Every new truth needs an insistent repetition!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan Don’t You Know the Slogan? The other night there was a new man in our group. When I asked him why he chose to come to treatment, his […]Read More