Seventeen Years Clean and Sober!

The grass I enjoy now truly is greener.

I got back to recovery on December 4th, 1997. After relapsing with ten years sober in AA, Today I celebrate 17 years without a drink, fix, pill or drug. A friend in the treatment field says that I should have celebrated 30 years on October 21st because the relapse was part of my recovery process. These 17 wouldn’t be possible … Read More

Join me for Recovery 2.0!

Those who have read The 12-Step Buddhist may recall that my view of recovery is a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach. We should use all of the tools at our disposal. Too often in 12-Step communities our thinking is limited. While the 12-Step Model to me is necessary, it isn’t sufficient. For that reason, I try to employ any system, any tradition, … Read More