Definition of Sickness: the state of being ill.

Synonyms of Sickness: illness, disease, disorder, ailment, malady, infirmity, etc.

These notes are from recovery in AA and/or related 12 step programs. Readers are encouraged to click external links for more detail. We hope you find them helpful.

Love in fellowship.

Until we realize fully that we are sick, we do not begin to recover. As long as we feel that all we need is some willpower, we do not understand the nature of our disease.

When we examine our history, we see that we are in the grip of an incurable illness, which gets progressively worse, never better. Once we accept the fact that there is no cure for our disease, we can begin to develop control.

By acknowledging that our very life depends on maintaining abstinence and practicing the AA principles, we come to terms with the reality of our situation. –Food For Thought | More…

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