An Ongoing Process

I look upon recovery as being an ongoing process, as I think I for one will always strive for progress.
In recovery, there is no right or wrong, but to move on from somewhere unpleasant you have to be incredibly strong.
You will need to come so far out of your comfort zone, but the important thing to remember is that you don't need to do it alone.
The road to recovery can be testing and seem hopeless, but with even one person by your side you dont have to feel worthless.
Someone encouraging who can always prop you up , someone to give you tough love when you feel like giving up.
A person who checks in on you to see you from time to time, a person who knows to give you space when you're feeling less than fine.
For me, this person was my husband, and he never, ever left my side, which must have been so difficult with three children and no one at work to provide.
For this, he is my hero, for he stays true and real to me... without him I wouldn't have got as far as I have in my recovery.

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