You get sober to go do things and hang out and . . . to have a life.
I had the resilience and strength to care and to try to work on myself, no matter how awful life is and how many times I've had a setback. It just really made me feel like getting sober wasn't a one-stop type of thing. You can try as many times as you have the strength to.
Now, I can find those moments of peace all the time. When I’m riding bikes with my son, mowing the grass, fishing. All of this is possible because now I know who, what, and why I am.
Recovery to me was not just about quitting drugs and alcohol. It was about finding a whole new way to live and fixing myself from the inside out.
Learn about addiction and alcoholism. Learn about the history of it, and the approaches that our society have made over the centuries. See what failed, why it failed, and learn why the many pathways to recovery can work for you.
On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Movable directors Kristen Lillvis, Stefan Schöberlein, and Hilton Córdoba presented the keynote "GIS in Digital Humanities: Mapping Recovery Stories with Movable: Narratives of Recovery and Place" at Marshall University's GIS Day.Read more