This time of year everyone around me is busy, overwhelmed and most of the time, stressed.
I always worried myself about making everything perfect. This year I am taking it easy. One day at a time. Trying to please everyone has put me in a unfocused place in my recovery., in the past years. This year I’m focusing on me.
January, I will be 9 years sober. And I find myself feeling like the ones around me have forgotten how hard I have been fighting a battle within myself. Just mainly for validation and support still.
I also have to realize. They aren’t in this battle. I am. I get wrapped up in the whole taking care of the family that I let my spirituality get thrown off course.
Meetings and surrounding myself with other recovering alcoholics helps me stay grounded and feel loved. I have to stay connected.
Meeting makers make it. One day at a time.
Everyone Happy Holidays! And Happy New Year!
Grateful for another year sober.
Wow! Love this Kayce! Thank-you! That works for me too! Doing my best today to navigate one hour at a time with my only grandson; he’s 10 1/2. Praying. Taking care of myself. Being present. Doing the next right thing. Have a blessed day!
9 years and 5 months today clean I feel awesome!!!!!!
Thank you for this. At over 11 years this what I am feeling. Alone and doing for others
And forgetting about myself and. My Recovery and finding it hard to fit in to my AA meetings
Because everyone is so busy. I want to be loved and loneliness seems to have taken over
Lately with the holidays and finding I’m looking for validation from others instead of looking inside
Of myself. I pray and it’s not helping. I go to meetings and feel the same.
Anxiety and depression has set in big time. I’m glad I’m sober. I just wish these feelings
And loneliness would stop.
Thank you for sharing your EXPERIENCE, STRENGTH AND HOPE with us! I can’t get to my meeting today. You really helped me
Where did everybody go? 15,341 days and my 43rd sober THANKSGIVING! What are you grateful for?