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Down and Out In Cali
It took a couple of bottoms for her to begin to work the program
By the time I was 21, I thought that alcohol and drugs had taken me down to the bottom of a pit, and I hit an emotional and spiritual bottom. I was, of course, hanging out with the wrong crowd and drinking myself into oblivion.
My story isn't unique, in that, I really thought that I was done drinking and using at the time. I was sick and tired of being sick and tired.
I had been living with my mother in Antioch, Calif. at the time. I had no job. I was doing nothing, going nowhere. One day, I cried for hours until my mother came flying home from work and basically wrote a...
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