July 25, 2019

I chose life and so can you.

My name is Jeffrey W. I’m 22 years old, my drugs of choice were alcohol and cocaine. My life started to become unmanageable and uncomfortable due […]
July 12, 2019

From Sports and Gangs… To Drugs and Recovery

My name is Eddie – I am a recovering addict and this is my story. Well let me start off by saying I was born to […]
July 11, 2019

14 Years Later…a follow up to Walking the Walk

I wrote “Walking the Walk” to get my story of addiction out there so that it may help someone(s) struggling with addiction and to let them […]
June 25, 2019

With support I tried it again..

Well, I was a point 4 and hopeless.  I kept thinking to myself its no use and what is the point of trying again.  With support […]
October 22, 2015

Questions About Sponsorship – Part 1

Listen to: Questions About Sponsorship – Part 1 Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 5:14 For many people in early recovery, sponsorship is a challenging area for […]
October 7, 2015

Practicing the Principles in All Our Affairs

Listen to: Practicing the Principles in All Our Affairs Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 5:16 First  “What does it mean to practice?” (1) To do something […]
August 13, 2015

HOW To Succeed In Recovery

Listen to: HOW: Honesty Open-mindedness Willingness Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 4:28 Honesty, Open-mindedness, and Willingness Honesty Admit to myself that “my” best thinking got me […]
June 4, 2015

Do You Have Your Umbrella?

Listen to: Do You Have Your Umbrella? Read by: Rebecca Balko Length: 5:05 The umbrella, a wonderful invention wasn’t it? The “collapsable umbrella” dates back to […]