Friday, June 2, 2017

365 Days of Recovery and Personal Growth

Do you know someone who is an alcoholic or drug user?

Do you know how they ended up that way?
They may not know why themselves. 

I didn't.

I drank because it provided me with relief from the overwhelming stress I felt.

I was DESPERATE for relief. 

I had never known how to relax or to get out from under the mountain of stress in my life. I had poor problem-solving skills and was estranged from my family.
I knew I wanted nothing to do with them because all we did was fight. 

So, I ventured off on my own, determined to build a happy life for myself.

I had no idea what I was walking into or how long it would take me to get to where I am today, happy at last.

And learning to take care of myself, a little every day.

So, today, I made myself homemade bread:

And, little by little, I am better every day.

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