Sober Chick

Here are the unleashed pages of a sober chick in recovery. My journey (date of sobriety) began on June 13th, 2005. For 29 years of my life I was spiritually sick. Emotinally defeated by drunken black-outs, bulimic binging and purging episodes and self-mutilation, I finally surrendered.

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

No God, Know Fear; Know God, No Fear

My beau's Mom sent me this (I read it, then read it again, and will continue to read it):

If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it.

Happy moments, praise God.
Difficult moments, seek God.
Quiet moments, worship God.
Painful moments, trust God.
Every moment, thank God.


For most of my life I thought I was intellectually better than God. How dare you associate me with adhering to a religious denomination or any Higher Power of the sort. My God loved me and waited for me to be ready to embrace His love. My thought was corroded with only the Self. Lethal, rotton, I was being contaminated by my own mind. Today my story is otherwise.

todAAy i am thAAnkful & grAAteful:
- for allowing the drink that almost killed me guide me to the embracing love of my God
- that I can go to sleep with silence in the bedroom; that I no longer need to find ways to shut off those voices that polutte my soul
- for the process no matter how difficult it may be; for the rewards during the process, they are subtle, but they are there
- my animals, that when I walk in the door there they are, happy just cuz I am home (ok, maybe cuz it is dinner time too)
- Trish and my Mom (and to see my mom smile yesterday, she is so beautiful)
- Alice D and all she does
- my beau and the laughter we share together each night (last night espicially, watching Dave Chappelle season 2, hehehehooohhaahahaa)
- for that wonderful feeling that follows by showing an act ok kindness
- cartoons and the music in the background; for ability to still hold the child in me (below, this is what's playing in the background as I post) . . . look Tab, anything familiar here? Heheheeh.


- 316 days of sobriety & 171 of abstinance from bulimia

13 Comments:

At 4/25/2006 2:48 PM, Blogger lash505 tells all . . .

hang in there man, Hey where is the plate of spagetti with this music.

 
At 4/25/2006 3:55 PM, Blogger ~MsManna~ tells all . . .

Hi! I love your site! Are you doing all this yourself??? I want to know how! Where do I learn to do this??

I like today's post. I think I have seen the Know God quote but differently. I really like it. I will be checking back here more often!

The Lady Geek
~Anna~

 
At 4/25/2006 5:29 PM, Blogger butterflygirl tells all . . .

I love the title!!!
I so agree with ~msmanna~ I just feel so computer illiterate.

 
At 4/26/2006 3:02 AM, Blogger Rex tells all . . .

Great post, thanks for sharing. I think I will say it everyday too!

 
At 4/26/2006 3:11 AM, Blogger dAAve tells all . . .

nice post, thanks

Apparently, mary christine is having a difficult time accessing your blog. Just thought I'd let you know.

 
At 4/26/2006 6:33 AM, Blogger Christine tells all . . .

you are so wonderfully creative. Its so good to know you, who know God--

 
At 4/26/2006 8:42 AM, Blogger AAwoken tells all . . .

I see your site fine. Firefox 1.5.2. Active X error in IE 7 Beta 2 but it resolves itself after click thru

 
At 4/26/2006 8:56 AM, Blogger Tab tells all . . .

I loved the Muppet show!!!!!!!!
This is a cool episode too!
You are like a little creative
supercool computer geek aren't you Soberchick? SO fun to come here.
The music makes me hungry..lol :P

Thanks for all you share ~

ps.Could Anna from the Lady Geek please open her comment options?
Hope so :)

 
At 4/26/2006 11:31 AM, Blogger Sober Chick tells all . . .

Lady Geek (love this) Anna welcome! I too (as Tab) was going to post but the comment options are off. I am hoping too ;)

Lots of love to all my blogging PEEPS!!!!

 
At 4/26/2006 6:37 PM, Blogger Shannon tells all . . .

I used to have that taped to my old desk... I will print it out and tape it to my new desk thank you : )

 
At 4/26/2006 7:53 PM, Blogger Katy tells all . . .

I'm so happy I found your blog... You are wonderful my dear!

Thanks for reminding me why being grateful is so great!!!

Katy
xoxo

 
At 4/27/2006 7:04 PM, Blogger Da Gal tells all . . .

happy thursday sober chick - I am still picturing your lil groove from last week - that was funny and makes me smile. Love the cartoon pic above!

That god thing is great - I will have to come back and write that down later.

Ta ta!

 
At 4/27/2006 9:43 PM, Blogger Shannon tells all . . .

I just realized your title to this post LOL

 

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