Tag Archives: alcoholism
TERY – A EULOGY
My friend died last week. We hadn’t talked for fifteen years. There was a falling out over lifestyle choices. But before that, she was my bestie, all the way back to our college days at PCC. We met during a … Continue reading
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!
No, it’s not my day-of-birth but my day-of-rebirth, known in Alcoholics Anonymous as my Birthday. It’s been thirteen years since I took that last drink, one day at a time. I don’t know how much that adds up to in … Continue reading
9 YEARS SINCE MY LAST DRINK
Quitting drinking is hard, and doubly so for alcoholics. First off we must detox, a painful, stressful, anxiety-causing process; then we have to change the habit. For those of us whose social persona is built on who we … Continue reading