From the November 2013 magazine.

November 2013: Note to Self

I don’t know about you, but I must be constantly reminded that I can control only two aspects of my life: my attitude and my sobriety date. Maybe someday that idea will come to me as naturally as drawing a breath, but for now, it’s about as natural to me as a cupcake is to a health nut.

With a fair amount of time in AA, I know better than to be a “back-seat driver,” but every once in a while, I’ll shout: “Turn right here God!” I think I know what’s better for me, and even crazier, sometimes I even think I know what’s best for you!

-- Matt S.

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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