Blackouts/Phases

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From Cyber to Sober (by Joyce C.)
I was one of those who was going to read and write themselves sober; I even had a fancy computer to help do the job. It would be easy since I wasn't...
Ham on Wry (by Mary G.)
A DRUNK ARRIVED IN SAN FRANCISCO one afternoon, went straight to a bar, got tanked, and checked into a hotel in a blackout. During the evening, a...
PO Box 1980 (by Diane A.)
I've been sober since October 4, 1992, and loving every headache-free minute of it! I hit my bottom coming off a two-day binge and blackout, and...
Powerless Over the Pain (by Alan B.)
The emotional pain of life was a reason I drank. A macho man from Texas, I didn't handle pain well. And if I had physical pain, I wanted it over...
Mr. High Bottom (by Wayne B.)
I thought I was a high-bottom drunk. A pint of scotch in one hand and a sixteen-ounce Budweiser in the other. Sitting on the edge of my bed, I liked...
The Earlybirds (by Anonymous)
The bartender poured me another shot of whisky and placed another bottle of beer on the bar in front of me. It was 6:30 on a Friday evening and I was...
A Woman of Dignity (by Anonymous)
For me, drinking and negative sexual behavior went hand in hand, practically from the beginning. Early sexual abuse and drinking drove my sexual...
Inside Story (by George W.)
My name is George and I'm an alcoholic. I also happen to be in prison serving a life sentence for killing someone while in a blackout. When I was...
From Handcuffs to Hope (by Pauline B.)
I was a low-bottom drunk, having hit as low a bottom as any drunk can hit and live to tell about it.
Ham on Wry (by Parklane Group of Alcoholics Anonym)
DEFINITION OF a rolling blackout: a drunk driving home.