Today is Bike to Work Day and I am the coordinator of the event at my workplace. I need to get out of here - pronto! And get to work and meet and greet the bikers. I really enjoy this event.
Yesterday I went to visit my friend Larry who is in the hospital. It was lovely to sit with him for a couple of hours. His dinner came and he joked about how he has always wanted to take me out for a romantic dinner - too bad I would just have to sit and watch him eat. The nurses heard this and got me a dinner too, and closed the curtain in the room so that we could have some "ambiance". It was really cute. His heart is really not doing so well, and that is so scary.
While I was sitting with Larry, my phone rang. It was one of my recently former sponsees. She was in crisis. But the good news is, she is finally being honest with me about her drug use. She was hysterically crying and asking me what she should tell people. I suggested she try telling the truth. I pray she will be able to stop.
I am grateful that there are people who are happy to see me today. I am grateful that my former sponsee knew that she could call me, and then she did. I am especially grateful that I get to take this body and put it on a bicycle this morning!
"Rarely have we seen a person fail who has thoroughly followed our path. Those who do not recover are people who cannot or will not completely give themselves to this simple program, usually men and women who are constitutionally incapable of being honest with themselves." -- Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 58