Shannon
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My Journey to Recovery And Finding Myself

My posts are raw and so personal. All of my entries are true Heartaches and triumphs of my recovery. I destroyed my beautiful life, broke my loving husband and shattered my beautiful little boy. I will recover. I have hope that not all is lost. I am stronger than I think..

I like my friend (me) for what it is in her (my) heart, not for the way she (I) does (did) things. – Sandra K Lamberson

  • Unknown dated letter And uncompleted letter to my Husband

    Destruction. Crashing realities exploding in imperfect landings. Ouch. It’s my heart that’s breaking, for these have been my fantasies and my world. – Mary Casey Letter’s Never Sent: Dear Mike, I sit here holding hope but I know there isn’t any. Thank you for not serving legal papers to me while I’m here. I know… Read more

  • Unknown date An incomplete Letter to my Husband

    If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is to stop digging. – Anonymous Letter’s Never Sent: Mike, Thank you for not serving me with divorce papers, restraining orders or whatever else while I’m in here. I know we’re done. While I’m in here I try to help, but I understand… Read more

  • April 22, 2022 A letter to my Husband

    Recovery is something that you have to work on every single day, and it’s something that doesn’t get a day off. -Demi Lovato Letter’s Never Sent: I got my first chip today. It’s a lot of hard work here, but I’m working the program. They keep us incredibly busy. Different group therapies, teambuilding, codependency classes,… Read more

  • April 21, 2022 A letter to my Husband and my Son

    “Waiting” By Melody Beattie Wait. If the time isn’t right, the way is not clear, the answer or decision not consistent, wait. We may see a sense of urgency. We may want to resolve the issue by doing some thing – anything now, but that action is not in our best interest. Living with confusion… Read more

  • April 20, 2022 A letter to my Husband and my Son

    Alcoholics Anonymous, “The Big Book”, Part Two, Chapter 3, The Housewife Who Drank at Home… “She hit her bottles in her clothes hampers and dresser drawers. In AA, she discovered she had lost nothing and found Everything.” Letter’s Never Sent Dear loves, Well I found out something interesting today. I’m not alone. Mary Avni and… Read more

  • April 19, 2022 Letter to my Husband and Son

    The goal isn’t to be sober. The goal is to love yourself so much that you do not need to drink. – Anonymous Letter’s Never Sent Dear loves, It’s really nice here, thank you. Thank you for dropping off my clothes, they confiscated the shorts as they are too short. I did get to laugh… Read more

  • Unknown dated letter And uncompleted letter to my Husband

    Destruction. Crashing realities exploding in imperfect landings. Ouch. It’s my heart that’s breaking, for these have been my fantasies and my world. – Mary Casey Letter’s Never Sent: Dear Mike, I sit here holding hope but I know there isn’t any. Thank you for not serving legal papers to me while I’m here. I know… Read more

  • Unknown date An incomplete Letter to my Husband

    If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is to stop digging. – Anonymous Letter’s Never Sent: Mike, Thank you for not serving me with divorce papers, restraining orders or whatever else while I’m in here. I know we’re done. While I’m in here I try to help, but I understand… Read more

  • April 22, 2022 A letter to my Husband

    Recovery is something that you have to work on every single day, and it’s something that doesn’t get a day off. -Demi Lovato Letter’s Never Sent: I got my first chip today. It’s a lot of hard work here, but I’m working the program. They keep us incredibly busy. Different group therapies, teambuilding, codependency classes,… Read more

  • April 21, 2022 A letter to my Husband and my Son

    “Waiting” By Melody Beattie Wait. If the time isn’t right, the way is not clear, the answer or decision not consistent, wait. We may see a sense of urgency. We may want to resolve the issue by doing some thing – anything now, but that action is not in our best interest. Living with confusion… Read more

  • April 20, 2022 A letter to my Husband and my Son

    Alcoholics Anonymous, “The Big Book”, Part Two, Chapter 3, The Housewife Who Drank at Home… “She hit her bottles in her clothes hampers and dresser drawers. In AA, she discovered she had lost nothing and found Everything.” Letter’s Never Sent Dear loves, Well I found out something interesting today. I’m not alone. Mary Avni and… Read more

  • April 19, 2022 Letter to my Husband and Son

    The goal isn’t to be sober. The goal is to love yourself so much that you do not need to drink. – Anonymous Letter’s Never Sent Dear loves, It’s really nice here, thank you. Thank you for dropping off my clothes, they confiscated the shorts as they are too short. I did get to laugh… Read more