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Getting sober changed her thoughts and her life
At the end of my drinking career, I remember not being able to complete certain thoughts. It was like traveling along a road, and the road just ending. There was a large construction zone at work in my head, and the detours were getting harder to follow.
I searched long and hard for the root of my problems, which incidentally, began the same year I started drinking. I studied many religions, philosophies, and psychologies. I just wasn't going anywhere in life, and I couldn't figure out why. Actually my life was getting worse. Every year, it was harder to keep a cell phone turned on...
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