With lots of love
April 2020 | Home Group

With lots of love

When a member loses his sight,
what does his home group do?
Why, give him a job, of course!

I had my first taste of alcohol when I was 13 years old. At 15, I was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, an eye disease that would slowly take my vision. When the doctors gave me my diagnosis, they told me I would be blind by the time I was 30. This was the beginning of my years of alcoholism. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was already acting alcoholically. I didn’t drink every day, but every day I couldn’t wait until the next time I’d get a chance to drink again.

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