These are the ingredients of a good day:
–Getting up at 4 and writing in this blog with a strong cup of coffee on the table beside me and Korn in the headphones.
–Seeing the sun rise from my living room chair at 5:30.
–Talking to my OA sponsor at 6:15.
–Talking to one of fellows I sponsor in OA at 7:30.
–Having an abstinent breakfast with the family and helping Erin get the kids ready for camp.
–Helping unload a truck full of donated food at the church food pantry from 11:15ish to noon.
–Having an abstinent lunch with Erin and the kids.
–Nailing a couple interviews I’ve been trying to get done for the past week for a special report I’m working on.
–Having an abstinent dinner with Erin and the boys.
–Roughhousing with the kids on the living room floor after dinner.
–Reading Duncan a chapter of “Charlotte’s Web.”
–Finalizing plans for my day off on the beach tomorrow.
–Crawling into bed early with Erin and a good book.
–Not feeling the urge to binge all day.
–Getting through another day WITHOUT my brain spinning out of control.
–Having the next day to look forward to.