Torn, Tattered and Tired
A functional alcoholic comes to terms with the true nature of his problem
I was torn, tattered, and tired. That's all I really knew. From what I could piece together I had been in and out of a blackout for approximately 90 days or so. I did my normal day-to-day things: get up, go to work, stop for a drink, drive home. No one realized what was happening. I could have killed someone and not even realized it.
I looked into a mirror and the face I saw was an alcoholic I grew up with. I'd sworn I would never be an alcoholic like dear old dad and now his face is looking back at me.
I remember being 14 at a party, drinking a screwdriver and thinking I had...
Facing Our Fears
Getting sober was only the first spiritual challenge she was able to face with the help of AA
The Life Jacket of AA
A sober man in South Africa finds purpose in life through the program of AA
10-78, Over and Out
A cop realizes he needs assistance and requires back up to deal with his alcoholism
Just a Nice Lady Who Drank Too Much
That's what she thought of her drinking until she went to her first AA meeting