Its hard for me to believe it is just two weeks since we were asked to stay home with the outbreak of Covid-19 affecting the whole word. In those two weeks humans have had to evolve and adapt to a whole new way of living, being and communicating and I thank GOD for my recovery... Continue Reading →
Recovery is like the tide, it ebbs and flows and as we reach different stages each come with new challenges and new rewards.
Slowly but surely I listened and hung onto the fellowship. I made good friendships that replaced the one I had previously had with alcohol.
Time went on and one day I realised that there was no one around me any more, no one wanted to drink with me and no one could drink like me. I was alone and isolated and carried on drinking by myself.
I get applauded for my resolve to have not picked up an alcoholic drink so far, yet I am more concerned about the size of my stomach than the fact I have not picked up an alcoholic drink in this time.
I often wonder why it is that, as an alcholic, I suffer from incredibly low self esteem. When I was in active alcoholism I would stomp and thrash my way through homelife and worklife. I would force my opinion and get involved in situations that I didnt need to. My actions were always impulsive and... Continue Reading →
There is a difference between finding recovery and living in recovery. When I found recovery, I was at such a rock bottom that I could see no way of continuing to live. I was well aware that alcohol is a toxin. I knew it was ruining everything and destroying me and all my relationships. It caused me... Continue Reading →