Shannon

As a recovering drug addict with over 8 years clean I can attest to those first few years being loaded with firsts. Since then it has been sometime since I’ve had a first in something.
I am often reminded when I go to 12 step meetings how difficult those firsts in that first year can seem. People new to recovery often share about those things that were so scary in my own first year clean.

Soon I will be going on vacation to Yellowstone National park. This is a huge first for m...

As a recovering drug addict with over 8 years clean I can attest to those first few years being loaded with firsts. Since then it has been sometime since I’ve had a first in something.
I am often reminded when I go to 12 step meetings how difficult those firsts in that first year can seem. People new to recovery often share about those things that were so scary in my own first year clean.

Soon I will be going on vacation to Yellowstone National park. This is a huge first for me given most of my youth was misspent on drugs and alcohol. I am becoming more excited as the days go by.

At over 8 years clean I am reminded this is a first for me, mainly because I have never been clean this long in my entire life, making today a first for me.

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