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Will Speaks Out on 4 Years Sober!

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Will Speaks Out on 4 Years Sober!

God gave me a second chance at life. Every day the gratitude that I feel that I am alive, and especially on this day, is surreal. *Alcoholic/drug addict or not, never forget how far you've come. Everything that you've survived through, all the times you've pushed on, even when you felt you couldn't. All the mornings you got out of bed, no matter how hard it was. All the times you wanted to give up but you got through another day.#onedayatatime. Find the willingness to surrender who you were, for who you can become. #putgodfirst. #AA. #unityrecoveryservice. #helpothers. #lifeafteralcohol. #lifeafterRX. #lifeafterheroin....

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I DON'T BELIEVE IN ANONYMITY!

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I DON'T BELIEVE IN ANONYMITY!

I believe that anonymity does no one any good. I tried it and it made me sicker than I'd ever been. But even worse, it let those who know absolutely nothing about me, speak out about me on my behalf. Once the ideal wasn't so farfetched, and for some, it may work. But today, the concept seems so absurd for me personally, and for a society that is supposed to benefit from the people in it. As well as the people in it have a system that is set up for them to win simply by a loyal contribution. Right?It's...

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SOBER MOMS!

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SOBER MOMS!

I’ve met so many people from so many different backgrounds. I've spent time with so many different people, from so many different countries and parts of life. Different families, genders, and ages are part of the lifestyle journey. But, one fact remains truest:   “sober moms have made the recovery movement--and my recovery--what it is” Premise: This is a story of a sober mom that has forever changed and saved my life. God bless you Sober Mom.   "All journey’s matter in the recovery movement. But the most influential journey of my recovery lies within the hearts of all sober...

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19 Days Clean...

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19 Days Clean...

I'm Jake, have 19 days clean, and I call it my first real attempt at recovery, because before, it was either to satisfy my family, a girlfriend, a job, or whatever the cause may be; but the reason wasn’t me. This time getting clean is for me, and at the same time I’ll be helping my wife and newborn daughter. I want my daughter to grow up with a positive male role model in her life, while showing her that you can overcome anything that is put in your path. She’ll see the strength within me and our family when...

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How to Re-Write the Stars with Sweet Serenity!

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How to Re-Write the Stars with Sweet Serenity!

Don’t ever think that you're not loved. If something’s amiss it may not always be your fault! I’ve taken vows for a reason and attempts at purifying my soul don’t come cheap. And please note that sometimes things may be out of our control and most times if they are we cannot notice it because of much larger forces at work. If an energy comes across in any way other than you’d like to receive it know that it is because my love for you is only growing, consistently upgrading, and change is NEVER easy. Now realize that the struggle...

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