When my daughter and son learned in third-grade social studies that alcohol was an addictive drug I found myself in the uncomfortable position of trying to explain why I often drank more than I should. Although I’ve always had an open dialogue with my kids about alcohol and drugs I’ve also known that my behavior
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Something as simple as a week camping, where suddenly pretty well everything I used to do is now dangerous, obscene, or inappropriate for a person my AGE! So the camping trip becomes a booze fest which is easy since so many people like to go camping to get drunk. I used to like it for the outdoors, the stupid sober stunts and nature!
The philosophy according to YOSSARIAN in the pursuit of sobriety. That task can be as convoluted or as simplistic as you see fit. Being a simple man, I choose the latter. Reading volumes of text written by another about another’s experience in the form of self help just doesn’t make sense to me. They sell,
I didn’t understand what an alcohol-induced blackout was until I read Sarah Hepola’s book Blackout : Remembering the things I Drank to Forget. Before I stopped drinking I had actually had many blackouts, I just didn’t realize that when I woke up with no memory of going to sleep, and no memory of the conversations