On The Journey

People share what their lives are like right now on the journey in recovery.

Niki Curtis from Portland, Maine

Niki Curtis from Portland, Maine

What has surprised you the most about sober living? I was surprised that I can genuinely love myself and live a life where I don’t make decisions for myself based on the approval of others. I remember at one point in very early pre-recovery when I...

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Sam Marr from Caribou, Maine

Sam Marr from Caribou, Maine

What has surprised you the most about sober living? Finding enjoyment and pleasure in life without the use of a substance. What is your greatest joy today? Being able to be present not only for those around me but for myself. For so long I kept...

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Kayla Kalel from Bangor, Maine

Kayla Kalel from Bangor, Maine

What has surprised you the most about sober living? Coming into Recovery is just the beginning, the life that recovery gives is something I could never have thought up myself (even in my wildest dreams). What is your greatest joy today? My...

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Amanda Lapointe from Portland, Maine

Amanda Lapointe from Portland, Maine

What has surprised you the most about sober living? Finding my voice and being honest, open and vulnerable in front of others actually brings people closer together. I always thought that being vulnerable was a sign of weakness, not a strength!...

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Heather Huntley from Saco, Maine

Heather Huntley from Saco, Maine

What has surprised you the most about sober living? That I really wasn't born under a black cloud. The bad choices I made determined the things that were happening to me in life, as the good choices I'm making now are determining all the great...

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