A sobering thought to reflect on today: out of all the people who are alcoholics, only 10% will recover. This statistic can be discouraging, but it’s important to remember that it’s never too late to get help.
If you’re struggling with alcohol addiction, there is hope for recovery.
Today, let’s focus on what we can do to increase our chances of success. Let’s work together to overcome this disease and build a better future for ourselves and our families. Thanks for being part of the recovery community!
Daily Reflections November 19
We A.A.’s are active folk, enjoying the satisfactions of dealing with the realities of life, . . . So it isn’t surprising that we often tend to slight serious meditation and prayer as something not really necessary.TWELVE STEPS AND TWELVE TRADITIONS, p. 96
After a while, I had been slipping away from the program, but it took an intimidating disease to bring me back.
As such- even though my sobriety lasted fifteen years and I still attended meetings regularly -the quality of life changed drastically once cancer became diagnosed; after enrolling into rehab services for six month’s time period (followed by) two strokes which revealed large brain tumors in1 ?”
I was angry at myself because of my disease. It’s like when you’re in an argument with your significant other and the next thing you know, they’re gone.
Being alone at that moment can be torturous, to say the least; but then one day it’s as if out of nowhere, they come back into your life again—to show up for work or pick up their kids from soccer practice.
The feeling is indescribable relief mixed with guilt over ever doubting them in the first place. They’ve given me this opportunity to make things right between us before we drift too far apart for good this time around.
We really are all capable of tough love on ourselves even though sometimes it feels impossible.”