Through divorce and a decade-long custody battle, this member stays sober with the help of AA
My homegroup, One Step At a Time (OSAT), is an outdoor enthusiast group that hikes up Tiger Mountain for our meetings. The morning meeting is held on Sundays, so Mother's Day always includes a special fellowship and an opportunity for reflection for this sober woman. This year, 2009, the Mother's Day meeting was phenomenal. Many members hiked with their children, and it turned out to be OSAT's largest meeting yet.
Since early childhood, I had dreamed of becoming the perfect wife and mother, and I was as happy as I could be when I married and was blessed with three treasured sons....
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A Solitary Swimmer
After a childhood of solitary pursuits, this young woman became a secret drinker until she found the rooms of AA
Fathers and Sons
A man reflects upon both his own alcoholism and that of a father, who never made it to the rooms of AA
The Miracles of Recovery
A sober man recounts his experiences in repairing relationships with his family after the ravages of alcohol
Bottom of the Ninth
Recovery from alcoholism brings this father and daughter closer after many years of difficulties