Being Thankful for Recovery

InformationComments Off on Being Thankful for Recovery

From a former client who has sent flowers to ASAC every month since she successfully graduated treatment two years ago. The card that accompanied the plant ASAC received in October read: Two years of clean living. Thank you very much!

From a former client who has sent flowers to ASAC every month since she successfully graduated treatment two years ago. The card that accompanied the plant ASAC received in October read: Two years of clean living. Thank you very much!

Following are excerpts from two thank you letters ASAC recently received. Names and any descriptor language have been removed for confidentiality reasons.

From a wife of a former client:

Hello! Hope all is going well at the center. Just wanted to update you on how my husband is doing.

First I just want to say Thank-You from the bottom of my heart to you! You reached my husband when no one else has been able to and he has taken it in and uses what you taught him every day.

Again…THANK YOU for being the one to reach my husband and give back the man I love and have not seen in years.

From a former client:

Now and then…

I was sick, sick from detox and many other medical issues. I was mentally bankrupt, homeless, emotionally destroyed. I was scared and scarred.  . . . I had been spending the past ten years drinking like the alcoholic I knew I was. There was no question about it, I needed help. I was past rock bottom. I had found Hell…

Today I have to say, I am a very happy, sober person. I live a life that is filled with gratitude and joy. It is like I just want to go out and breathe. I read somewhere that life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away. They are everywhere for me. My children and grandchildren have been restored to me, a wretch who had never been there for them; they are in my life today. They call me Grandma …

I go to work and do the best that I am able and it seems to be enough. I have held down my jobs for two years. …

I would not be here today without the help of the people in that center.