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Laying the Past to Rest

By Pippa M. This evening my husband and I came home from 3 days in the north of the country on a game farm. It was a strange thing, being there, not 100 km from where I spent most of my childhood, riding through the Kalahari bush that I had not seen in nearly 30 […]

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My Sobriety is a Treasure

By Lisa P. Well, who said the exhilaration was going to wear off? I still get a particular thrill out of being sober. I heard something about “rose colored glasses” and similar nonsense at AA meetings. When it didn’t wear off for me, people in my aftercare class did their standard — told me I […]

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Exulting in That Feeling

By Kate M. Liz wrote:  I have just read two emails in a row that mentioned the exhilaration of the early days of not drinking. That’s where I am now, and am very disappointed that it will wear off.  Kind of like a new love, I guess….  The exhilaration is what’s keeping me in there […]

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Onionism: the Disease

By MOG It is interesting, I have found, that my eyes don’t tear as much when I don’t chop onions. Some might say that I have a not so rare disease that is always there and manifests itself when the onions appear on the cutting board. Perhaps. If I stay away from the onions, it […]

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