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Moment in the Mirror
Sweating and shaking in front of the bathroom cabinet, he looked at himself finally surrendered
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Move to Olympia and live with Nancy. After all, we had been "distance dating" for five years—72 miles door-to-door. It wasn't as if we didn't know each other. She was my "puppy love" girlfriend when I was 11 years old for a summer in the small fishing town in which we grew up in Alaska. She was a year younger than me but we became good friends throughout high school. She got married right out of high school and I went off to college.
In 2004, through a mutual friend, I found Nancy in Olympia. She was divorced and her two kids lived in nearby...
-- John E.
Out of the Whirlwind
Her life became filled with chaos as soon as she picked up a drink and until she put it back down
Changing the Scenery
A newcomer learns that sobriety is an internal journey
Living To Die
Her alcoholism brought her to the brink of death in a bathtub one night
Interrupt the Rehearsal
A member realizes that constant ruminations may bring him closer to a drink