You know how they say expectations lead to resentments? Well I am here to tell you that is the absolute truth, for me it is anyways. And the old saying, until you personally experience something you won’t truly understand someone/something or wholeheartedly know how it feels. Again, truth.
When I began my half-assed effort at sobriety, I remember dreading meetings. Especially the ones where cliches are everywhere, and we’re chanted as the kool-aid was handed out to drink. (My distorted view back then) Where in all reality, I feared the unknown because I wasn’t ready, I didn’t want to be done with alcohol, and mostly because every single one of those quotes are true. Also, anyone that knows me personally, knows I’m quite a stubborn woman. No matter who it is or how many people are telling me something, if I don’t want to believe it, I basically need hit over the head and rendered unconscious for me to acknowledge that someone(s) was tight and I wrong. And don’t get me wrong, I do not enjoy being wrong, even more so I truly do try to see the good, the golden in everyone and everything. Recently I believe, for the first time saw someone I have defended, trusted, and believed had good intentions for all. I got a taste of what that person is truly without the skewed lens I had so forcefully insisted on using with this individual. Unfortunately, not everyone has good intentions without an agenda, I’m still going to love them anyways. And not everyone treats others as they would like to be treated, but I’ll treat them as I would like to be treated regardless. 1.) Doing what is right
2.) Letting go of past resentments
5.) Knowing when you walk away
6.) Self worth
7.) Unconditional love
8.) Elise Corinne ❤️ 9.) Jamie Lynn ❤️ 10.) Equip for Freedom
I don’t know about you, but I didn’t get sober to ”putz” around and settle for mediocrity. I strongly suggest you strive to be the best version of self, do what sets your soul on fire, and never take no for an answer when pursuing your dreams and chasing happiness!
And if no one has told you they love you today, I love you. Yours truly,