A little of my STEP 1: once I start using, I can’t stop or control my using. Using controls me.
Despite my white knuckling, I have somehow managed to get fourteen months free of drinking and drugging under my belt.
In 1971, two events occurred that changed my life forever: I got married and I became a typesetter. There was
I came into recovery in 1988. I was miserable, broken, and lonely. I was pretty much friendless and hopeless. I
“…why shouldn’t we laugh? We have recovered, and have been given the power to help others…” p. 132 Alcoholics Anonymous Big
After the alcohol and drugs are gone, what’s next? The path of recovery, followed closely with the gifts of sobriety
April has been designated as Alcohol Awareness Month by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (http://www.ncadd.org/). The
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Read the previous two parts of Ricks story here My sons moved to Portland, Oregon and wanted to come and
Read Part I of Ricks story here “On my second day in Germany, I got so drunk that the hangover