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She Recovers

May 4th- May 8th 2017 was life changing. She Recovers put on a event with some of the biggest names like Glennon Doyle Melton Marrianne Williamson Gabby Bernstein and the list went on. But I have to confess, some of the most amazing experiences I had was conversations with women just like me who showed up because we want to change the World and what Recovery looks like. What I do know now by...

Story 13/25 Survivor: Melissa Johnson

Story 13/25 Survivor: Melissa Johnson
My name is Melissa J. I have been in recovery since May 19th, 2015. I was addicted to alcohol for many years, my addiction took me down some really dark roads. I hit many rock bottoms but I couldn’t stop drinking, I kept digging a deeper hole. Even though I had many consequences over the years, I still couldn’t imagine my life without alcohol. I had no clue who...

Story 12/25 Survivor: Donna Tack



Story 12/25 Survivor: Donna Tack
"She never seemed shattered; to me, she was a breathtaking mosaic of the battles she's won"
I love this quote because I truly believe that being a survivor means taking the broken pieces and making something beautiful out of them. I like to think this is what I've done with my life. Surviving is great, but THRIVING is even better. Taking all that "stuff" and turning...

Story 10/25 Survivor: Laura Silverman

Story 10/25 Survivor: Laura Silverman
I will survive
As long as I know how to love, I know I'll stay alive
I've got all my life to live 
And I've got all my love to give and I'll survive
I will survive.
- Gloria Gaynor
Survival. 
It's as raw and deep of a theme as it gets. Rebirth, resilience, reclaiming life.
My life today is a chasm apart from what it used to be. From the outside, the chasm can appear...

Story 7/25 Survivor: Dawn Nickel

Story 7/25 Survivor: Dawn Nickel

I am a grateful survivor. I started a journey of recovery from substance addiction (drugs including alcohol) in 1987. I’ve taken a few detours but have been clean from all mood and mind altering substances for all but two days in the past 27 years. I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished in that time. I raised two beautiful daughters in recovery, have been married to th...