This is a post from 2011. I like to go back and read my old posts. I just thought I would share it with you. I hope you enjoy it.



Just for today: I accept that my feelings of depression wont last forever. I will talk openly about my feelings with my sponsor or another person who understands.
We are no longer fighting fear, anger, guilt, self-pity, or depression.

Basic Text, p. 27

Hello and God Bless You.

Today I ask myself what is my purpose in life. Honestly I couldn’t even answer that question. I know what my purpose used to be. In the past my only purpose was to survive and use day to day. Today using is not in the equation but I am struggling to find my true purpose. There is a lot of confusion when I think about this because I never actually cared about it. Now that I have a little clean time I wonder about things. All sorts of things. Sometimes my mind wanders over so many things its like…

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4 thoughts on “PURPOSE

  1. Hope its getting easier for you. You have come a long way! So of course its getting easier! You are on that highway and although you might not yet be using cruise control you are not gripping that steering wheel so tight – right! Its good to look back at times to see how far you have come. I hope that this retrospecive isnt cos you are struggling? Stay cool x

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    • Thank you Karen. I appreciate that. I am fine. I wanted people who read my blog to see that although I have struggled in 5he past I kept trying. I want that person who might be thinking that they cannot get clean to know that recovery is possible. If they hold on and keep trying. It works. If I can do it. So can they. My blog has posts from when I first started, to now. My struggles where real and still are but I dont use behind them today.

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      • Good good! There just seemed to be alot of retro stuff and i was concerned you might be struggling with it being a new year and all that brings! Glad u are cool always here if u are not! But know u have good support networks etc. yes you are a good example of it working, karl used to be put forward as an ‘example of success’ he hated it felt like a performing monkey ( that monkey again lol) i think that might have contributed to him kicking back against it 😦 thank your hp that you are not of that mind set! After midnight here in the uk so i wish you good night ‘see’ you soon 🙂

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