January 2019 | Stories for Day Counters!

Feeling again

In her darkest days of drinking, she couldn’t feel beauty in a sunset or a rose. But now she’s getting sober and her insides are awake

Even before I picked up a drink, I already had problems with living. I felt black inside, that nothing good could stick to me. I would hear people talk about how beautiful a sunset was or how amazing the smell of a garden-grown rose was, but I just didn’t get it. I’d smile and nod and agree with people, but on the inside I felt nothing.


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