I really like this quote, but I don't think this would truly take just one day. You'll have to fight for much longer, survive for much longer, persevere for much longer. And the truth is some of us won't get there. The world is too unforgiving for that. However, I do believe that even if we never reach a position where we can stop caring, friends and family will be the comfort you need.
"Remember that the reason you're doing this is to make YOUR life better" not your kids lives as child support is meant for. Quit buying your new boy toy new trucks, new truck tires, a riding lawnmower, a rowing machine, endless numbers of smokers and grills...I can go on and on and on and on
The funny thing about the title of this article is that I don't really identify as a person in recovery from addiction & I don't believe that I am just maintaining my sobriety. Those things feel like small tight words that imply a life ruled by addiction & a state of just hanging on. My life is much bigger than that. This is what I do in my life today, 4 years into this journey, so that I don't fall asleep and forget how grand and delicious life really is or go back to trying to escape it.