HEROES BLOG

A culmination of thought, advice, and personal experience from Heroes In Recovery Lead Advocates and Guests, who help bring our cause to light.

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Abby Foster

The Other Side of the Coin

November 5, 2017 by Abby Foster

I lost the ability to recall that recovery is a process and each person’s recovery is unique. My hurt feelings had overrun my ability for compassion and understanding. At moments, I lost the ability to “love the person, but hate the disease”.  

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Bo Brown

Who Would Have Thought?

November 3, 2017 by Bo Brown

People in recovery will know exactly what I am talking about. It is an amazing, life-changing process that is challenging and baffling at the same time. As I look back on the past four years, I am amazed at my progress. By the grace of God, who would have thought? I am continually inspired by committing myself to a life of sobriety!

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Susanne Johnson

Be Somebody

October 20, 2017 by Susanne Johnson

don’t have an excuse or want an excuse why I am an alcoholic and addict. But I know one thing very clearly: While becoming addicted was not entirely within my control, it is my responsibility to do something about it.

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Julie Rogers

Living in Grace

October 16, 2017 by Julie Rogers

Grace offers hope, which gave me the ability to persevere when faced with obstacles and setbacks. When you are living in this state, your mind is liberated from mental slavery, you enjoy happiness, and you have a relaxed mind and boundless energy. It is the antidote to spiritual dis-ease, to anxiety, paranoia and depression.

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Amy Cooper

Sober Parenting

October 10, 2017 by Amy Cooper

Life is a gift to open every day. It’s called “the present”. Sobriety is teaching me how to communicate, live life on life’s terms, have meaningful relationships, and so much more. All I have to do is keep coming back one day a time!

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