I loved myself before I had proof. And now I love myself, and the proof is revealing itself right in front of my eyes, in every aspect of my life.
A part of me inside is screaming, “QUIT TELLING THE INTERNET YOUR BUSINESS! YOU’RE GOING TO WANT TO DRINK AGAIN, BUT YOU’VE ALREADY PROCLAIMED YOUR SAINTLY SOBRIETY! IT’S GOING TO BE SO EMBARRASSING WHEN YOU TAKE THAT NEXT DRINK!”
We believe silent counting can solve all problems.
I still think about alcohol every day… when life gets hard, like when the water heater busted the other day, I want a drink. I want a drink so I have a good attitude about what goes wrong, instead of panicking and being sour.
Magick is the art of thinking about what you want, then returning to the present. (This post has partially protected content. Log in to view the Private Diary entry.)
I just finished reading Michael A. Singer’s The Surrender Experiment, in which the author decides to stop making decisions based on his internal likes and dislikes, and instead just say yes to whatever the flow of life brings him.
I’m 90 days sober. I feel pretty great. I have learned to deal with a lot of things that previously I required alcohol for. Simple things like working and going out to eat. I am writing this in case you are curious about the experience of being sober.
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