A smile and a kind word: Try to treat everyone I come into contact with as a real person, not like a “transaction”. It makes a lot more difference than we might think.
I can remember being in awe of people who had gone for a long time alcohol-free. I never thought I’d do it. In fact, to be truthful I didn’t think I COULD do it. I’d tried to reduce, moderate, change the drink in my glass, go a month without and start again. When I drank
Why do we fear sobriety? It seems to me that the alternative is much more scary yet when we all or at least most of us approach the decision to quit drinking we express a fear of leaving alcohol behind. This makes no sense. Why should we fear escaping from our tormenting captor whom we
Sure, there will be bad days when I will ponder the causes of my addiction, but as time goes by they will be fewer and further between. I will be buoyed by the fact that today, I behaved with dignity, today I did not people please, today I did not do something that went against my better nature thus causing sadness and resentment. Today I held my head high and demanded to be treated with respect because I am worth it.
Yup……..You read that right………. You see….Once I was a man who thought he knew everything. I knew who I was, where I was going and what I was going to do next. I sailed down the road of life with my constant companion…BOOZE….. Together we had allot of good times and actually accomplished allot of