12 Promises for Recovery Beginners

  1. You will know your full name and address.

  2. You will be able to shave yourself, or put on your makeup, whichever pleases you.

  3. You will be able to dress and undress yourself.

  4. You will know the town, the state, and the country you live in.

  5. You will be able to find socks that match, or nylons without runs.

  6. You will be able to smoke without burning yourself, your clothes, or the furniture.

  7. You will lose the fear of food.

  8. You will be able to walk a straight line and pass the drunk driving test.

  9. You will spend less time in the bathroom and be able to brush your teeth without gagging

  10. You will lose the fear of police cars.

  11. You will be able to answer the door without having to look through the peephole.

  12. You will realize what a hell of a mess you were, and thank God, or your HP for AA.


3 thoughts on “12 Promises for Recovery Beginners

  1. 13- you will be able to buy gum at the checkout line
    14- your friends will talk about something other than drugs
    15- you will experience a lot more hugs

    i’m going through recovery now and I liked your blog entry here.

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