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Today I will be vulnerable

Vulnerability is opening myself up to risk...perhaps of getting hurt.  Taking a chance...


Don't conquer the mountain, become one with the mountain.

Experience life while letting go of the results. Not to win or lose, control or relinquish....


Stopping drugging is the master password, but it is not enough.

The emotional reconstruction that led me to decay occurs day by day. The breaking...


How I finally started recovery

This story was shared by a SoberTool user on: September 20, 2016 I was "in and...


If you walk 25 miles into the woods, you need to walk 25 miles out of the woods.

Don't expect life to be perfect just because you stopped using.  There will be consequences...


Peel away the onion skin

We become truly sober when we do not fear being vulnerable, when we drop the false...


Making Amends doesn't just mean saying you're sorry.

Amends are changes. If you only say you're sorry, and do the same act again, you...


Just because Daddy and Mommy said so doesn't make it right.

So many alcoholics and addicts come from severely dysfunctional families. Yet, we...


"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory. "~ W. Edwards Deming

The stages of change have been described as  precontemplation, contemplation, readiness,...


We came, we came to and we came to believe

As we engage in treatment and come to meetings, we see if we can relate to the experiences,...