Congratulations to my friend, Jana! Recovery is Possible!
By: Jana Greene
Greetings, readers – I want to wish each of you a very happy new year!
Earlier this week, something earth-shattering happened. I attended my 12-step home group and picked up my 16 year chip. Sixteen years! I didn’t even know they made chips in that denomination, but alas, here it is. It’s made of metal, even. Isn’t it beautiful?
To others, it may look like a regular token, but it’s actually much more than that. In the 16 years I’ve been in recovery from alcoholism, I cherish picking up every single one each year. From the blue, plastic surrender chip that began the whole journey, to all of the AA and Celebrate Recovery chips collected in between. You might wonder – what’s the big deal about a little chip?
Let me just boast about my weakness for a moment:
A chip represents an entire 365-day span of…
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