Sometimes, the simple honesty of some posts captures me. This one, from my sober sister Ashley, did just that. Her path and my path are similar and yet different. But the simple tools she outlines below are absolutely perfect. Find the links to her site at the end of this post. Follow her. Now. :) "May 5, 2015 was the last day I drank alcohol. I don’t always remember a lot of specifics from my recovery journey, but I do remember the first 30 days.I did a lot of things that I didn’t feel like doing in order to make it through the first 30 days of sobriety. Everything in me told me to stay quiet, stay resentful, stay full of shame, or stay a victim. Something in me was resisting this change th
And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.