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I’m Alive

April 7, 2016 | 3 Comments

I’m learning what it means to be alive. Truly alive. Personal responsibility is something that I value tremendously in myself, as well as in every relationship in my life. I don’t connect very well with those who don’t hold themselves accountable for their behavior. So, it makes sense that I haven’t even connected with myself in the past, due…

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My sobriety date is May 6, 2015, and I write to share my experience, strength, and hope in recovery. I'm not here to reinvent the wheel or tell you what to do. I'm here to show that sober living is possible, even for this retired blackout artist.

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