Retraining my Mind

Day 6 of sobriety begins. I know that getting sober means changing my mindset. The last few months have been hell and chaos. I actually convinced myself that I was happier and free with a drink in my hand. This mindset consumed me with daily internal conflicts and unruly behaviour. The cycle began again in …

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My Gratitude List to Sobriety

When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food and the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself Tecumseh (1768-1813) I am reading The Magic by Rhonda Byrne. This book will remind me …

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I am powerless over alcohol

I am Powerless over Alcohol

Day 3 of Sobriety I am powerless over alcohol! I cannot pick up the first drink and only have that first drink. I cannot be a normal drinker because that first drink ALWAYS leads me to another, then another, then another….and the cycle begins again. For the longest time, I thought that being powerless over …

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Acceptance is Key

Acceptance is Key

Day 2 of Sobriety Acceptance is the key to all of my problems. Only when I accept what is, can I be set free. This is my truth. Today, as I begin day 2 of my recovery program, I reflect on my life. I must take a few minutes to reflect on the reasons I …

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