A - Z

                                                      Acronyms

 

AAZ= awareness, then acceptance, and then ZIP MY MOUTH.
ABC = Acceptance Belief Change
ACTION = Any Change Towards Improving Our Nature
ACTION Adopting Changes to Improve Outcomes Now
ADDICT = Angry Dishonest Deceitful Insane Careless Thinking
ADDICT = Anybody Doing Drugs In Compulsive Trouble
ANGER = Any No Good Energy Rising
ANONYMOUS = Actions Not Of Names Yield Maintenance Of  Unity & Service
ASAP = Always Say A Prayer
ASK = Always Seeking Knowledge
ASK = Ass Saving Kit

BE = Believing Everyday
BIGBOOK = Believing in God Beats Our Old Knowledge
BLOATED = Bored, Lonely, Overwhelmed, Tired, Excited, Depressed
BUT = Being Unconvinced Totally

CALM = Can Anger Leave Me
CARE = Comforting And Reassuring Each other
CHANGE = Choosing Honesty Allows New Growth Everyday
CLEAN = Completely Leaving Every Addiction Now
CLEAN = Can't Live Enduring Another Nightmare
COURAGE = Cause Of Using Recovery's A Great Effort
CRAP = Carrying Resentments Against People

DEAD = Drugs End All Dreams
DENIAL = Don't Even No I Am Lying
New!
DETACH = Don't Even Think About Changing Him/Her

EGO = Easing God Out
EGO = Edging God Out


FAILURE = Fearful Arrogant Insecure Lonely Uncertain ResentfulEmpty
FAITH = Facing An Inner Truth Hurts

FAITH = Fantastic Adventure In Trusting Him

FAITH = Fear Ain't In This House
FAITH = Feelings Answered Infinitely Through a HP
FAITH = Finding Answers In the Hurt
FAITH = Focus Aim Imagine Truth Honor
FEAR = Face Everything And Recover

FEAR = Failure Expected And Received
FEAR = False Evidence Appearing Real
FEAR = False Expectations Appearing Real

FEAR = Fighting Ego Against Reality

FEAR = Future Events Appearing Real
New!
FEAR = Fear Expressed Allows Relief

FINE = Fucked up Insecure Neurotic Emotional


GUT = God's Undeniable Truths
GIFT = God Is Forever There
GIFTS = Getting It From The Steps
GOD = Good Orderly Direction
GOYA = Get Off Your Ass


HALT = Honestly Actively Lovingly Tolerant
HALT = Hope Acceptance Love Tolerance
HALT = Hungry Angry Lonely Tired: (Fix these situations before you make any decisions.)
HALT = Horny Arrogant Lazy and Tragic: (if you're any one of these, get to a meeting!)
HALT = Hope Acceptance Love and Tolerance
HEART = Healing Enjoying And Recovering Together
HELP = Hope Encouragement Love Patience
HELP = His Ever Loving Presence
HELP = Her Ever Loving Presence
HOPE = Hang On! Peace Exists...
HOPE = Happy Our Program Exists

HOPE = Hearing Other People's Experience
HOPE = Helping Other People Everyday
HOW = Honesty Open-mindedness Willingness

IS = In Serenity
ISM = I Sponsor Myself
ISM= In Side Myself
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ISM = Incredibly Short Memory
ISM = Inside Me
ISM = I Sabotage Myself

KISS = Keep It Simple Stupid
KISS = Keep It Simple, Sweetheart
KISS = Keeping It Simple, Spiritually

LET GO = Leaving Everything To God Okay?
LIFE = Living It Fully Everyday
LOVE = Living Our Victories Everyday
LOVE = Living Our Visions Enlightened

MMM = Meetings Meditation Miracles

NA = Never Again
NA = Never Alone
NA = New Attitudes
NEW = Nothing Else Worked
NOT = Not an Option Today
NOW = No Other Way
NUTS = Not Using The Steps

OUR = Openly Using Recovery

PACE = Positive Attitudes Change Everything

PAID = Pitiful And Incomprehensible Demoralization
PAIN = Pause And Invite New
PMS = Pain Misery Suffering
PMS = Poor Me Syndrome
PRIDE = Personal Recovery Involves Defeating Ego
PRAY = Put Recovery Around You

PROGRAM = People Relying On God Relaying A Message

PUSH = Pray Until Something Happens
RELAPSE = Recovery Exists Life And Program Seem Empty
RELATIONSHIP= Real Exciting Love Affair Turns Into OutrageousNightmare Sanity Hangs In Peril

RESENTMENT=Destroys the container it's kept in.

SELFLESS = Service Ensures Lives Fully Lived Enlighteningly SeekingSerenity

SIT = Stay In Today
SLIP = Steps Lost It's Priority
SOLUTIONS = Saving Our Lives Using The Inventories Of NeededSteps
SPONSOR= Service Person Offering Newcomers Suggestions OnRecovery
SPONSOR = Sharing Person Offering Newcomer Support Of Recovery

SPONSOR: Sober Person Offering Newcomers Support of Recovery
STAR = Start Talking About Recovery
STEP = Solution To Every Problem

STEPS: Solutions To Every Problem Straight

TIME = Teachings Infinitely Meaningful Everyday

TIME = Things I Must Earn
TRUST = Teaching Recovery Using Step & Traditions

TRUST = Try Relying Upon Steps Today
UUU = Usefulness Unity Unselfishness
WILLING = When I Live Life I Need God
WISDOM = When Into Self Discover Our Motives

YET = You'll End-up There

YET = You're Eligible Too


AA = Absolute Abstinence
AA = Adventurers Anonymous
AA = Altered Attitudes
AA = Altruistic action
AA = Attitude Adjustment
ABC = Acceptance, Belief, Change
ABC = Ashtrays, Broom, Coffee
ABC = Ashtrays, Broom, Chairs
ACTION = Any Change Toward Improving One's Nature
ALCOHOLICS = A Life Centered On Helping Others Live In Complete Sobriety
ANONYMOUS = Actions Not Our Names Yield Maintenance Of Unity and Service
ASK = Ass-Saving Kit
BAR = Beware Alcohol, Run
BAR = Beware Alcoholic Ruin
BIG BOOK = Believing In God Beats Our Old Knowledge
DEAD = Drinking Ends All Dreams
DENIAL = Don't Even Notice I Am Lying
DETACH = Don't Even Think About Changing Him/Her
DUES = Desperately Using Everything but Sobriety
EGO = Easing God Out
EGO = Edging God Out
FAILURE = Fearful, Arrogant, Insecure, Lonely, Uncertain, Resentful, Empty
FAITH = Fear Ain't In This House
FEAR = Few Ever Arrive Rejoicing
FEAR = Failure Expected And Received
FEAR = False Evidence Appearing Real
FEAR = False Expectations Appearing Real
FEAR = Fear Expressed Allows Relief
FEAR = Feelings Every Alcoholic Rejects
FEAR = Fighting Ego Against Reality
FEAR = Forget Everything and Run (polite version)
FEAR = Fuck Everything and Run! (not recommended--it's what we used to do)
FEAR = Face Everything and Recover! (definitely recommended)
FEAR = Forgetting Everything's All Right (not really!)
FEAR = Frantic Effort to Appear Real
FEAR = Frantic Efforts to Appear Recovered
FINE = Faithful, Involved, knowledgeable and Experienced
FINE = Feeling Insecure, Numb and Empty
FINE = Frantic, Insane, Nuts and Egotistical
FINE = Freaked out, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional
FINE = Frustrated, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional
FINE = F--cked, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional
GAYS = Go Ask Your Sponsor
GIFT = God Is Forever There
GOD = Good Orderly Direction
GOD = Group of Drunks
GOYA = Get Off Your Ass
GUT = God's Undeniable Truths
HALT = Honestly, Actively, Lovingly Tolerant
HALT = Hope, Acceptance, Love and Tolerance
HALT = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired: Fix these situations before you make any decisions.
HALT = Horny, Arrogant, Lazy and Tragic: if you're any one of these, get to a meeting!
HALTS = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired and Stupid
HALTS FEAR = Hope, Acceptance, Love and Tolerance Stops Forgetting that Everything's All Right
HELP = His Ever Loving Presence
HELP = Her Ever Loving Presence
HELP = Hope, Encouragement, Love and Patience
HOPE = Happy Our Program Exists
HOPE = Hearing Other Peoples' Experience
HOPE = Hang On! Peace Exists...
HOW = Honesty, Open-mindedness, Willingness: that's how we do it
HOW = Honest, Open-minded and Willing
ISM = I, Self, Me
ISM = Incredibly Short Memory
ISM = Inside Me
ISM = I Sabotage Myself
KISS = Keep It Simple, Stupid
KISS = Keep It Simple, Sugar
KISS = Keep It Simple, Sweetheart
KISS = Keeping It Simple, Spiritually
MMM = Meetings, Meditation and Masturbation (recommended for the first year)
NUTS = Not Using The Steps
OUR = Openly Using Recovery
PACE = Positive Attitudes Change Everything
PAID = Pitiful And Incomprehensible Demoralization
PMS = Poor Me Syndrome
PMS = Pour More Scotch
PROGRAM = People Relying on God Relaying a Message
RELATIONSHIP = Real Exciting Love Affair Turns Into Outrageous Nightmare, Sobriety Hangs In Peril
RID = Restless, Irritable and Discontented
SLIP = Sobriety Loses Its Priority
SOB = Sober Old Bag
SOB = Sober Old Bastard
SOB = Sober Old Biker
SOB = Sober Old Bitch
SOBER = Son Of A Bitch, Everything's Real
SPONSOR = Sober Person Offering Newcomers Suggestions On Recovery
STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem in Sobriety
STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem, Sober
STOP = Sicker Than Other People
TIME = Things I Must Earn
WILLING = When I Live Life, I Need God
YET = You're Eligible Too