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One Day in June
On a relapse, she found her self defeated again by alcohol
They say there is nothing worse than a belly full of liquor and a head full of AA. In 1999 I discovered something harder to deal with than that – a head full of AA, the emotions of a newcomer and no alcohol.
After 12 years, 11 months and two weeks of sobriety, I thought AA and I were even. I gave to AA. AA gave to me. Time to move on. I knew there was something physical about alcoholism. I had skimmed over the doctor's opinion. I figured that because your cells change every seven years, I had at least seven years of good drinking ahead of me. I had gotten sober young and thought...
-- Kathy D.
Dark Nights and Glorious Dawns
He learned that sometimes you lose everything to gain the world
Out of a Living Hell
Sober four years, she can now enjoy being alive
A Cure for the Insanity
Feeling suicidal and unable to stop drinking, she asked for help
His life seemed full of promise until he began to treat his fear with alcohol