As control erodes, the drinker redoubles efforts to regain it. Some resort to “white-knuckle” abstinence, giving up alcohol for a while, just to prove to themselves or someone else that they can.
Topics: celebrity, recovery memoir
Nine months ago I was rummaging through your garbage for 5¢ cans. Today I am an author.
Topics: book plug, recovery memoir
It was as if he were speaking my story- different people, same ending.
Topics: consequences, family, recovery memoir, treatment
And I needed that gift of desperation to allow the rest of the Steps to work in my life, as I worked them.
Topics: 12Step, Alcoholics Anonymous, maintaining sobriety, recovery memoir