Yesterday was one of the more challenging days. It was very difficult to say goodbye to my son.
This morning I will get to the gym and run three miles on the treadmill. I will come back home and get dressed for work and get out of here and go put in a full, productive day at work. My sweetheart may be coming over tonight. One foot in front of the other...
"Self-pity is one of the most unhappy and consuming defects that we know. It is a bar to all spiritual progress and can cut off all effective communication with our fellows because of its inordinate demands for attention and sympathy. It is a maudlin form of martyrdom, which we can ill afford.
"The remedy? Well, let's have a hard look at ourselves, and a still harder one at AA's Twelve Steps to recovery. When we see how many of our fellow AAs have used the Steps to transcend great pain and adversity, we shall be inspired to try these life-giving principles for ourselves." -- As Bill Sees It, p. 238