Three days of continuous sobriety. Three years in recovery. Twelve years of marriage. Ten years of motherhood. Eight months of separation. This is my reality today. This is my story today. Today I am choosing to embrace the dark cave, as Seth Haines models for us in Coming Clean. Today I am entering the cave and facing the fears and I am inviting you to come along with me.
Today I begin working with a Life Coach and learn how to set a goal and to achieve the goal. One of my best friends, who I lost because of my loyalty to another dear friend, vodka, told me I am a “great starter.” Today I really, really want to be a great finisher.
I am going to write and I am going to be honest. AA tells us that we have to be honest; and those who are not “constitutionally capable of being honest” have a really hard time committing to sobriety. So, I am a great liar and a great sneak. Today, that stops. I am laying it all out there, naked and exposed to attain the promises that await me.
Here we go…