There are lots of people out there who are telling their story of recovery online. Be sure to check these out, as it can be really helpful to get a fresh perspective from time to time.
1. Scout’s Newcomer Daze
Website: Scout’s Newcomer Daze
The Lowdown: An absolute must read. Scout has a way of talking about everyday life in spiritual terms. It might say “newcomer,” but reading Scout’s blog, you can tell that this is the work of a spiritual experience. Simply awesome.
2. The Junky’s Wife
Website: The Junky’s Wife
The Lowdown: Another priceless blog. This one is rated “R,” but don’t let yourself be offended and/or scared off because of that. Just about every post contains priceless insights into the spiritual malady and how we overcome it in recovery. My heart goes out to this women. Truly.
3. The Alcoholic Diary
Website: The Alcoholic Diary
The Lowdown: Another good blog with lots of practical insight and knowledge. As is common with personal recovery blogs, Trinker reports on the daily events of his life and explains how he handles it all in terms of recovery. Very well written; another must see recovery blog.
4. Anonymous Alcoholic
Website: Anonymous Alcoholic
The Lowdown: Updated regularly and peppered with inspirational pictures. Mary is obviously a lover a nature and she frequently contemplates spiritual principles and how they apply to her life and recovery. Excellent reading. Not to be missed.
The Lowdown: Real life recovery from Shannon….well written and nothing held back. Refreshing and honest and injected with gratitude. Check this one out.
6. Motorcycle Mike
The Lowdown: Mike has a good down-to-earth blog that is updated regularly. Much wisdom to be had here.
7. It’s in The Book
Website: It’s in The Book
The Lowdown: Ton’s of real-life AA here, describing how the program applies to daily life situations. Check it out.
8. Attitude of Gratitude
Website: Attitude of Gratitude
The Lowdown: Scott does a great job of updating this site on a regular basis, and he also does a great job of keeping the topic on spiritual principles and how they apply to his life. Great stuff!
9. Enjoy Today
Website: Enjoy Today
The Lowdown: Christine writes regularly and infuses her posts with heaps of gratitude. Very useful, real-life recovery in action. Keep it up Christine!
10. Higher Powered
Website: Higher Powered
The Lowdown: Dave is a frequent poster and has a very interesting website. He not only posts about spirituality and how he works recovery into his everyday life, but he also is a very entertaining read, with some funny pictures thrown in for good measure. Check him out!
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