Through the Woods
Her father's death during her first days of sobriety gave her the strength to keep going
I am realizing the more I give freely of myself in Alcoholics Anonymous, the more I am given. As I sat in my 7:30am home group today, a women walked in who is about two weeks sober. I greeted her and told her I was happy she was there. I invited her to go to breakfast with me, and she accepted. As we sat and talked we shared stories with each other about our addiction, and how it affected the people we loved. When we parted I knew today was the day I needed to set my father free.
He had passed away April 20, 2011 from cancer. At the time, I was 65 days sober, and I didn't have to...
-- Susan W.
Port Orange, Florida
Two Fingers of Rum
Secret sips of alcohol in her childhood had given way to alcoholism by her early 20s
It took a long time for her to realize that she belonged in the picture too
Just Like a Pinball
After bouncing around from trouble to trouble, he was facing jail time but chose AA instead
Hanging with the Girls
She learned how to make and keep friends in AA