Before coming to the Ranch, my life was a mess. I knew I needed to make a change but didn't know where to start. Coming to terms that I had a problem and needed help I found the Ranch. I learned here that sobriety is much more than clean time, it's about working on your defects of character and growing up. Thirteen months later, I am happy and everything is falling into place. At times where I want to take the easy way out and quit, I am reminded by the people around me to stay and continue to grow.