December 2018 | Sober for the Holidays and Remote Communities

28 hours straight

There’s nothing like a good alkathon to keep him sane, sober and useful during the holidays

As I sit here in my warm, well-adjusted home three stories above a West End suburb, it’s hard not to feel a sense of gratitude. Just a year ago, the holiday season bore a strong resemblance to my first sober Christmas, 22 years earlier. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was about to encounter an even deeper despair than I had experienced back then.

WANT TO CONTINUE READING?

You must be an AA Grapevine member to access full stories and audio.

Login Subscribe

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