Group Effort
February 2023 | Making Amends | Newcomers

Group Effort

A newcomer, totally overwhelmed, shares about his mountain of leaves and unmanageable life. Home group to the rescue!

In early May, following my home group meeting at 7:15 A.M. on Saturday, I felt motivated to get on top of my yard work and spring cleanup. I had gotten sober the past October, so that fall (and through the winter) I was incapable of doing anything other than staying sober, getting to work and meeting my basic needs and obligations. Anything that wasn’t urgent and important did not get done. When the snow finally melted, I looked out and saw reminders of my old life.


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