Recovery Journals

May 22, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]
March 28, 2017

A Long Journey: Mike’s Story

My name is Mike, but most of you know me as Mike B. We try to practice anonymity in AA but with me, it’s been a […]
March 27, 2017

Dangerously Drunk

Hi, my name is J. David H. and this is a little about where I have been in my addiction to alcohol, what I did to […]
March 27, 2017

Loud and Hectic: Phillips Story

I was born in 1961 to an Irish protestant mother and a French Indian catholic father. I had 3 older brothers, three older sisters one younger sister […]
March 24, 2017

A Different Planet

I came to The Watershed after over twenty years of drinking and drugging on February 25th 2005.  I don’t really remember much after admissions except for eating […]
March 13, 2017

How I Found Myself

I have been an addict ever since I can remember.  Growing up, I moved a lot.  I was born in Scotland and moved to the States […]
March 13, 2017

Depths of Hopelessness

In November of 2015 I had found myself in the depths of hopelessness. My mother handed me a phone and a man asked me when I […]
February 28, 2017

Worthy and Worth It

My name is Grace and I am a very grateful recovering alcoholic.  I arrived at The Watershed in Boca Raton on July 9, 2016, a very […]
February 28, 2017

How To Live Clean & Sober

My name is Summer and I am 26 years old. I was born and raised in a town with a population of 2,000. At the age […]
February 28, 2017

Another Chance At Life

I’d like to start off by saying that I’m certainly grateful to be an addict. I was the type that fully admitted and accepted that i […]
February 28, 2017

From Hell To Heaven: Crystal Meth

I came to the Watershed on 12/30/2016.  I claim my sobriety date as 12/31/2016 as that was my first day without drugs or alcohol.  What brought […]
February 28, 2017

In Gods Speed

My name is Barry C.  I’m a true blood, all American, 100% Alcoholic, and am damn proud of it. It took me quite a long time to […]