Alcohol Awareness Recovery is Possible

Even today, at 3 1/2 months of being sober, I have to remind myself that recovery is possible and I can kick this habit. I abused alcohol and have come to grips with that fact that I became an alcoholic. Alcohol much like many addictions can turn you into a different person, I hated the person I had become. I almost lost relationships, friendships, and work. I would be so hung over I wouldn’t even get out the bed in the morning, then I would lie to my clients who trusted me so much. Alcoholism is a disease, I can’t just stop drinking cold turkey like some of you may think. Although, I now know that recovery is possible I look forward to being sober for a long while to come. So here’s to all of you are in recovery from something, here are some affirmations you can say aloud when your mind is wandering about drinking or taking that next hit. Please share with other fellow recovery addicts, we should and will stick together.ย 

Ms. Fran

“The best way is always through” -Robert Frost

“There is no better high than discovery”-Edward O. Wilson

“Change your behaviors and your feelings will follow”-Susan McManhon

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out”-Robert Collier

 

Published by Olivia B. Shepherd

Welcome, My name is Olivia Shepherd, and I am the founder of this awesome blog about depression and mental illness. I started this blog in 2016 after being diagnosed with Major Depression, Anxiety and PTSD. I didn't have anybody to talk too or share my feelings with, so I decided to share them publicly to help others. I'm passionate and dedicated to bringing awareness about mental health, especially in the African American community. I also want to empower your voice to speak up and fight the stigma surrounding this illness. Iโ€™m also the founder of AshesToBeauty Mentoring & Outreach, a virtual online service dedicated to to the positive development and accelerated recovery of girls and women who have experienced abuse and depression, Ashes To Beauty strives to empower women to take their lives back by providing life skill education, one-on-one mentorship and impactful personal tools by which these impacted women can build the foundation for a successful future. Look forward to having you read my blog, ๐“ž๐“ต๐“ฒ๐“ฟ๐“ฒ๐“ช ๐“‘. ๐“ข๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“น๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“ป๐“ญ ๐Ÿ’‹

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