Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Being Accountable

Let's see...  What's new with everyone?  I worked Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  Damn.  That's crazy for me.  I almost have a full time job going on here.  I didn't work 8 hours everyday but that's okay.  Today I have a much needed day off.  Of course, I'll be busy cause I have my class at Choices and then I have court at 2p.m. and then I always go to the Alumni Meeting at Salvation Army on Tuesday nights.  It's fun though.  I get to see everyone and that's cool.  I got a commitment at this AA meeting on Mondays.  I started it yesterday.  I'm the chair person.  So, I just run the meeting, read the little script off the sheet and really, it's nothing major but it's a good way to make myself accountable and for people to get to know me. 

You see, usually, I leave directly after the meeting and don't really spend much time trying to get to know people.  Yesterday though, there was this girl with only 5 days sober and since I'm taking an active role in the meeting, she came up to me afterwards and was crying about how she just couldn't stay sober.  I could totally relate.  I just talked to her for a while, gave her my number and the number to salvation army rehab.  I mean, hey, that place changed my life so maybe it can help her too. 

Anyway, I got a nice check on Sunday.  I mean, it wasn't huge or anything but it was bigger than the one I got two weeks ago so that's cool.  I'm getting a pedicure this week.  That's my guilty pleasure for sure. 

More to come...


Blogger FleaStiff said...

You should not feel any guilt just because you reward yourself for a job well-done.

August 14, 2012

Blogger FleaStiff said...

>that place changed my life ...
What did they say or do that hadn't been said or done before?
What treatment was it that worked so well?

August 16, 2012


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