April 2021 | Fun in Sobriety


A sober woman living alone during the pandemic finds strength and fellowship by dialing numbers

When the Covid virus hit, it suddenly became no longer safe and acceptable to hold hands in our AA meetings and offer each other a friendly hug. Then the meetings closed down and I began my quarantine at home, working nine hours a day from my kitchen. I used to spend my last few years of drinking alone in my living room with vodka. So the idea of spending 24 hours every day in the same place I used to drink was unsettling.


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