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Losing Myself

He nearly lost everything including himself before he found AA

I lost me to the bottle long before I quit. I was ending up in psych wards and hospitals. I just was not able to be honest with myself. Or with the few people that did stick around. I could count them on one hand. I drank most of the other people in my life away long ago.

I only had my mom and my family and my partner left and even those relationships were getting tested at that point. I was a broken human being.

My last trip to the psych ward, a kind nurse working there took the time to ask me what was going on. He told me I would live in and out of these places for the rest...