Magazine

From the June 2018 magazine.

Have kit will travel

You never know when you’ll need a little help staying sober on the road

When drinking, I loved to travel. I would be drunk by the time I hit the airport and not have to worry about anyone recognizing me or care how I behaved. But after getting sober, I was terrified to travel because I feared I’d drink once back in my old surroundings. 

My sponsor suggested that I get a travel plan to keep me safe. Since I live in an area where there are occasional tornados, I thought about the tornado kit I kept in the cellar. It contained basic survival supplies that would last a few days if I got trapped after a storm. 

-- Alex M.

Louisville, Kentucky

This is a preview. To view the full article, use the link below to begin a free 7-day trial!

Subscribe