I am new in recovery and find that I have a lot of free time now that I don't know what to do with! I know there are probably people reading this who feel similarly. Let's make a list of things to do instead of indulging our addictions. Early in recovery it doesn't matter what you are doing really, just that you are not using. I had a guy tell me when he first quit drinking he used to cut his lawn with scissors to kill time. I thought that was great. Whatever works for you! As long as we're not indulging our addictions, it's positive! Here's one thing to do instead of using... 1. Post on SF!