Article Hero Image
December 1976

Gimmicks

Some things to hang on to while we're still hanging on

I USE A LOT of gimmicks for staying sober. My first was a table. We used this table to eat, to drink (coffee by the gallon), and to sit and talk with one another. I was told that as soon as I got off work I should clean up and sit at this table and just watch the passing parade and listen. At least ten times a day, I had to be told to sit down, shut up, and listen. I spent most of my free time around that table for six and a half months.

WANT TO CONTINUE READING?

You must have an active online AA Grapevine subscription to access full stories and audio.

Login Renew Subscribe

Need help with customer service?

Call 800 631-6025 (English), 800 640-8781 (Spanish), 818 487-2093 (French) or email: customerservice@aagrapevine.org
or preguntas@aagrapevine.org

Have Something You Want To Share?

We want to hear your story! Submit your story and it could be published in a future issue of AA Grapevine!

Submit your Story