Misty J

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  • Misty J posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    I know your tired. I know you feel like giving up. But your not going to. You know why? Because you are strong and when you survived all the crap your addiction put you through. Your still standing tall and can survive anything your recovery puts in front of you!

    • YES!! Love this, I needed to hear this today…there are days I just want to say no and go the easy route, which we all know is NOT the easy route! I know as the years go on it gets better and the strength will get better the further along I get!

  • Misty J posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    The Chance to Change Your Life

    Your addiction has given you the opportunity to change your life. Changing your life is what makes recovery both difficult and rewarding. Recovery is difficult because you have to change your life, and all change is difficult, even good change. Recovery is rewarding because you get the chance to change your life.…[Read more]

  • Misty J changed their profile picture 5 years, 3 months ago

  • Misty J posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    Recovery is a lifelong journey of self-discovery, growth, and transformation. Managing addiction requires you to make a thousand different changes in yourself, in your outlook, and in your environment. The person you are at the start of addiction treatment is completely different from the person you’ll become after ten years of sobriety—but it’…[Read more]

    • So much when we learn to trust the change…right?? This took me forever…I am 9 years in and I still feel like I buck the process from time to time!

    • 9 years!! Congrats!! I had 5 years and slipped. 8 months for me this time. Its definitely a battle. I just have to surround myself with people like me. As opposed to those that want to bring me down.

    • Misty, I totally agree surrounding yourself with those who are helpful and supportive is so important!! You should be a Trusted Servant for the one of the online meetings then we can hit a meeting together on here I would love to hear your story!!

  • I never realized how dreadful my addiction had become. I didn’t associate with family or friends. I was so paranoid that I only wanted to be around those that used with me. Im finding ways to enjoy life without […]

  • Misty J posted an update 5 years, 3 months ago

    Recovery begins at that exact moment when you are completely broken to pieces and must surrender to unfamiliar and uncomfortable ways in order to rebuild yourself into the person you were meant to be.

  • Misty J posted an update 5 years, 4 months ago

    March 13, 2019
    That one special person
    Page 75

    “A sponsor is not necessarily a friend, but may be someone in whom we confide. We can share things with our sponsor that we might not be comfortable sharing in a meeting.”

    IP No. 11, Sponsorship Revised

    We’ve asked someone to sponsor us, and the reasons we have for asking that particular person…[Read more]

    • Love this Misty, thank you for posting…I appreciate my sponsor as well…I don’t know where I would be today without her guidance!

  • Misty J changed their profile picture 5 years, 4 months ago