Don’t give up! That’s the best advice I can give to myself or to anyone else who’s trying to accomplish anything, especially something as difficult as escaping from active addiction. If you slip and fall, get back up and keep going!!! It doesn’t have to be as dramatic as a relapse, it can just be a triumph over the every-day struggles of life. A lot of the time, things aren’t as exciting, stimulating, or enchanting as we’d like them to be. It’s important to remember that just being alive and making it through another day is a blessing in itself.
We all need to take a minute and appreciate what we truly have, and be thankful for it. I’m thankful that there are so many cute pictures of squirrels out there for me find, and to share with my fellow squirrelers! To drive my point home, here’s my squirrel of the day: