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IDEA Event Well-Worked

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Our International Day Experiencing Abstinence event was well attended by many in our recovering community in Milwaukee. We opened with a speaker, then did a writing activity. Perhaps you could write about this topic too: “What is the difference between dieting and abstinence?” Then we read a Lifeline article (“Outside and In”) about the difference between trying to be abstinent versus being willing to be abstinent. We played a stand-up, sit-down game to indicate whether we’d tried anything described in the article. (That was our daily exercise! Ha!) Many comments arose from reading and discussing “Outside and In”: “If I

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