Chances Are…

The chances are that you are in recovery. It's really only a question of "from what?" Live long enough and you're sure to get waylaid or discombobulated one time or another. That's the way life is, at times. A vast network of valleys lay between mountaintops. Sometimes, you may find yourself too exhausted to climb … Continue reading Chances Are…

Grasping At Hope In The Pits

Chances are you didn't start out intending to become an addict. Having an "-ism" wasn't on your childhood wish list. Truth is your addiction started quite innocently enough. You were at a party and someone offered you a beer. Later on, some friends were smoking a joint and offered you a hit and without thinking … Continue reading Grasping At Hope In The Pits

Step 1: Admitting We Were Powerless

We admitted we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable. We tried to stop, but we couldn't. It wasn't even remotely fun anymore. No matter how much we drank, we couldn't reach the point where we felt good. No matter how much we smoked, snorted, swallowed, or shot, the rush of … Continue reading Step 1: Admitting We Were Powerless