The Promises Are Mine
Working the program worked for her when nothing else did
After almost 40 years of drinking, I was suddenly forgetting everything I said and did the night before. I could no longer hold my liquor and my memory was fast becoming a thing of the past.
I knew I had to stop or at least learn how to drink "normally." When I went to my first AA meeting I was really drunk. I was extremely angry and hated everyone and everything I heard. Outwardly, I had so much going for me, but inside I was miserable and a total wreck. At 53 years old, I could not imagine how I could deal with others and face the world with no outside stimulus. I was never really...
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