A Drink in Disguise
In many of the closed meetings I attend the question is often asked: "Did anyone think of a drink today?" Based on my own experience, I think an equally relevant question should be: "Did anyone get visited today by a drink in disguise?"
After seven and a half years of continuous sobriety in AA I picked up a drink. That single glass of wine escalated into eight long years of living hell. Yet leading up so that slip I never once thought of a drink--as a drink!
Through the grace of God I found my way back to AA. I have just celebrated two continuous years of sobriety....
-- W. W.
North Wales, Pennsylvania