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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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How Love is Conquering All in My Life!

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How Love is Conquering All in My Life!

I'm in love. And in love, everything looks so much brighter. All around me is vibrant and luscious. I can feel the air saturated with perfectly timed scents of lavender and chamomile. If you're following along closely and intently, I'm sure that you too can nearly taste the essence of sweet Serenity's bliss. It's terrifyingly contagious and I know you're with me... Ah! Love. For most of my life, I've battled depression. But today is a day in love. One in which I am sweetly soaring the clouds with my honey. It is true. Love really does win! This doesn't...

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This How Janet Made Her Recovery Possible!

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This How Janet Made Her Recovery Possible!

My name is Janet and my recovery dates are 09/01/2010 (ALCOHOL and crack cocaine), 04/10/2018 opiates and methadone program completed. JANET: RECOVERY IS ALWAYS POSSIBLE! "My mission in life is to help others with addiction and show that recovery is possible!"-Janet Kerr   My name is Janet Kerr and am a recovering addict.I started drinking at the age of 14, and was taking any kind of pills THAT I could get my hands on. I would steal my moms prescription pills WHILE I went through my teenage years partying WITH MORE PILLS and weed. After high school I got into...

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Her Love for Me Makes Life Go on…

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Her Love for Me Makes Life Go on…

The wind rains like a weeping willow and she stands under the moonlight storm in effortless beauty. I can’t help but want for a kiss. Just one kiss. Who is she? She’s the window I open and a river flow with endless possibilities to our eternal happiness. She is the rediscovered me. And I? I am home. She takes me by the hand, out into the softly calming water pour, down from the heavens, into our lives. What awaits? I don’t know, but with Serenity by my side I’d do anything to survive… You can see it in the way...

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A Sober Stigma You've Never Heard Before!

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A Sober Stigma You've Never Heard Before!

The stigma that you’ve never noticed from the eyes of a non-sober/recovering person is that, “Sober people think that, because of sobriety, they are better than you (people who don’t claim sobriety).” Source: Many people I’ve encountered throughout college, music, and work (Substance For You) have said these exact words, in this exact order. My response… There has been an alternative stigma surrounding sober people, or people who claim long term sobriety for specifics. This stigma is an odd one in my book, because I wonder who the hell came up with it? This stigma surrounds the glamorization of sobriety...

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