From the October 1987 magazine.

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!

-- W. W.

North Wales, Pennsylvania

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