I Am Definitely An Addict

Definitely An Addict

Hey Guys! My names Amy I’m 28 years old and I am definitely an addict. My clean date is September 26, 2016.

A Lot Has Changed For Me

A lot has changed for me in just 6 short weeks. It took the first couple of weeks to get out of the detox stage and to start being myself again. I had about ten and a half months clean last year and had never felt happier.

What I Didn’t Realize

What I didn’t realize at the time was that I was holding on to old ideas and to reservations that inevitably brought me back out and threw away any happiness I had. I tried to live the unmanageable lifestyle of active addiction. Within a week of relapsing I overdosed on heroin.

I Survived, Thanks To My Higher Power

Thanks to reasons unknown to me but known to my Higher Power I survived. It took an additional 4 months of misery before I said enough is enough and made a decision to get clean again. At that point I was no longer jonesing for drugs and alcohol but I was jonesing to have that awesome way of life again, that I had known last year .

I Started Feinding For A New Way Of Life

I was feinding to be happy, joyous, and free. Today I wake up every morning so grateful to not have to be dope sick  or rely on something or someone to get me through the day.  I have a sponsor who has a sponsor , I’m working a program, and am going to a meeting a day right now. I am absolutely grateful to have the support system and women in my life that I do.

Feeling a Part OF in a Transitional Home

The transitional house I live in is so amazing because I know I never have to face a difficulty alone and I’m with other women who are working toward the same goal as me. I’ve never felt so much a part OF before.

No Matter What I Seek My Higher Power

Every day for me is not sunshine and rainbows. I’m facing difficulties with loved ones in my life who use, people at my job who use, and issues with me trying to grow as a young woman and not knowing how that will change relationships in my life. No matter what though, I know if I seek him, my Higher Power will be with me every step of the way. 

Amy H

Grateful recovering addict
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