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Identical leather bracelets serve as ties to a home group amongst fisherman in Mexico
Here I sit on an airplane flying home from Mexico and contemplating how hard it used to be to fly without drinking. This is only the second time in my adult life that I am in an airplane sober. I don't like to fly. It is the fourth of July. God willing and this plane lands safely, I will have eight months of sobriety tomorrow.
My daughter, Delaney, and I have spent a week in Puerto Vallarta traveling, vacationing, eating, swimming, shopping, and laughing, but not drinking. She just turned 21, and now she drinks alcohol and I don't. She hadn't seen me since I quit, so she couldn't...
-- Barb R.
A Night at the Karaoke Bar
A member recounts an experience of Twelve Step work in Akron
The Alcoholic Express
A chance encounter on a commuter train introduces a man to the idea of sobriety
Sober For a Second Time
He had to reach a new level of surrender in order to truly get sober
Trudging the Road of Happy Destiny
Sober hiking helped him rediscover the joys of living