Tuesday, January 6, 2009

What a difference a month makes!



30 days ago today I thought there was absolutely no hope. I thought that I was going to have to find a way to make it through life by myself. 30 days later I have hope. David has been sober for 30 days today! There are still tough days that I go through. I read books about it and there are moments I sit and just scream at the book. There are many things I don't understand and that make absolutely no sense to me at all. I still have times when I can't see the positives regardless of how I view the picture but most of the time I am trying very hard to stay hopeful and positive. He's trying and it is very clear how serious he is about staying sober this time. I am in awe of what he is doing. I am thankful more than anything...30 days without alcohol have been glorious! It is such a relief to not have it. So here we are 30 days later in a completely different boat than where we were 30 days ago. Without a doubt the fight isn't over but for the moment I have hope and that is what matters.

15 comments:

Stacy said...

I am glad to hear things are looking up for you!

Lori said...

30 days one day at a time is a great accomplishment, and the beginning of the right path. I hope you have another 30 and another and another. I hope you all find the strength to overcome this challenge one day at a time

Julie said...

That's wonderful! Congrats! Continuing to pray.

Windy said...

Congrats to David and you! I hope he continues to follow through and you keep on encouraging him:)
Love the new blog layout, by the way!

Oh Boy...Oh Boy...Oh Boy said...

Congrats to both of you. I have been there and done that. Things do not become magically easier, as I can sense you've learned. But for me the simple fact that each day he choses us over drinking makes it just a bit easier to deal with everything else. I haven't been actively working on my own recovery (Al-Anon) lately and I need to start. But if you ever need to talk, I'm more than willing.

He And Me + 3 said...

Stephanie,

That is so awesome my friend. We have been praying! Keep pressing on. Keep encouraging. So happy for you!

Liz said...

I am sorry I didn't know this was going on in your life. I am glad you have hope. I will pray that your husband remains sober and is able to be the husband you need him to be. I will pray for you and your beautiful children. I have alchoholism in my family. I understand what you are going through and I know it won't be easy for any of you. Let me know if I can do anything for you...besides prayers of course!
♥Liz

Heather said...

You have so much to celebrate! 30 days sober is so awesome & such a big step. Hang in there. You have many friends rooting for you.

Many hugs thrown your way!

jennifer said...

I am so sorry for everything you have been going through. How exciting that it looks like he's making a change. I will be praying for both of you.

I love the new look! Especially the baseballs with their names. Very, very cute!!

Have a great week!

McCrakensx4 said...

Glad for you and hubby! Praying for you and the fam! Know that your bloggy sisters are here for you ;)

Sugar Mommy said...

Congratulations to you both on 30 days! My thoughts and prayers are with you every step of the way!

stephanie said...

that is big and exciting news. I've been there. Prayers for continued sobriety for him and prayers for peace, understanding, strength, trust, help, love... for you.

Threeundertwo said...

I'm so happy for you and for him!

Everyday Mom Designs said...

I am so happy and glad to hear this. I know it must be nice to see that he is serious about this. I want the best for you and right now it seems as if you all are on the right track. Good luck hun. :)

Jill (Sneaky Momma) said...

What an accomplishment! I haven't kept up with your whole story, but I am truly happy for you and your husband. 30 days away from any addiction is awesome!