SOBRIETY IS NOT FOR WIMPS
The initial act of embracing a lifestyle which denies the greatest crutch available to mankind – substance abuse – is in itself heroic and worthy of Congressional medals. OK, so the fact that the majority of people don’t use alcohol and drugs as crutches is irrelevant. We’re talking about you and me – addicts who have been hooked on alcohol or heroin – not normal social users. We’re talking about men and women who could not survive a day without a fix. Denying our bodies and minds that which enabled survival in another day of addictive behavior was not a wimpy thing to do. It took courage.
But, day one of recovery was just the tip of an iceberg. Days two, three and four brought to our broken minds and bodies a realization of the gravity of our…
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