Recovery Journals

July 24, 2017
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I Hated Life And Myself

So what brought to The Watershed was I have been using IV heroin and alcohol every day for about 6 years since I was 16 years […]
July 24, 2017
This is My Story

From Good, To Bad, To Worse

Here is my story…First of all let me start off by saying that my name is Kev & I am an alcoholic. I came to TWS […]
June 15, 2017
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My Story of 39 Years of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

I was born in Italy on June 26, 1962. My father was in the military and we lived abroad, I’m so blessed to be an American. […]
June 15, 2017
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A Few Simple Rules

Hi my name is Alex and I am a recovered alcoholic. My sobriety date is 01/10/2016 and I was 18 years old at the time. I […]
June 9, 2017
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A Slave to Drugs No More

I was born, in Trenton, NJ. My dad was an alcoholic/addict who was never a part of my life so I was raised by my mom […]
June 8, 2017
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Sick and Frustrated

On January 18th of last year I found myself broke, sick and frustrated. I had no money, my boyfriend had no money, and I had lost […]
June 7, 2017
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I Won’t Be Like The Others

They ask what brought me to The Watershed. Well too start off my story I was one of those who said I won’t be like the […]
June 6, 2017
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Feeling Healthy and Alive

My name is Corinne. I am an alcoholic. My sobriety date is 4-19-17. I was very sick with a hangover, guilt, shame, and hopelessness the day […]
June 6, 2017
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Recovering Alcoholic From New York

I am Daniel a recovering alcoholic from New York. I picked up my first drink twenty four years ago, but it was not until a few […]
May 31, 2017
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Finding a Life Purpose: The Watershed, Passion, and Faith

Most of my life I struggled with finding a job that I’m passionate about. I kept trying different careers but just could not find where I […]
May 23, 2017
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Set Yourself Up For Recovery Not Addiction

This is how my life got started: As a child growing up I was very, curious about a lot of things. I always wanted to know […]
May 22, 2017
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Watershed Family

Today 5/11/2017 marks 7 years of recovery!!! I remember one of the hardest decisions I made was leaving Texas without my 3 children (16, 6, 4) […]
May 16, 2017
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Alcoholic From New Mexico

I’m Brent R. an Alcoholic from New Mexico, where do I start??  Well I am a .3 at The Watershed and I have had the privilege […]
May 9, 2017
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Impact Letter Every Mother Needs to Read

Hello everyone, my name is Mindee, alcohol/addict. At the time I am writing this I have, 5 months, 2 weeks, 6 days, 16 hours and 54 […]
April 25, 2017
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Healing: A Continuation of my Recovery Journey

‘Letting go is not the same as giving up‘ is my mantra for healing. My healing began July 1, 2015, the day I took my daughter […]
April 24, 2017
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There Is Life After The Watershed

Is there life after The Watershed? I am both proud and happy to report that I have over seven months of sobriety since my sojourn in […]
April 14, 2017
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Thank You To My Therapist

My name is Garrett T. and first I would like to give a huge acknowledgement to the staff and the vast amount of kind patients at […]
April 7, 2017
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Awakening to Myself: Craig’s Story

In the month of September of 2015, I had finally decided I had enough of the miserable life I had been living. My life had completely […]
April 4, 2017
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From A Mouthwash Addiction to Freedom

My name is Gwen R.  My sobriety date is 11.25.15.  On 11.24.15 I was being driven to the airport drinking a soda mixed with mouthwash with […]
March 28, 2017
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God Was Not Done

I would like to take the time to share with you what I learned and came away with after attending The Watershed for 45 days. When […]