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Straight to Blackout

By Steve C. I remember when I was around 19 or 20, I almost beat the hell out of my girlfriend’s father. I broke a few dishes, yelled and screamed at him, and finally, after he called the cops, I split. After about a year of sneaking around behind his back with his daughter, he […]

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That “One Last Binge”

By Diane J. <Why do I keep thinking that I have a binge coming up? Why do I feel I deserve “one last binge”….? I’m actually looking forward to it. Not all the time but it does enter my mind occasionally. Yesterday was the worst so far. I was determined to get beer. On one […]

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Sobriety Has Its Own Momentum

By Diane J. <I’ve come to the realization that this alcoholism is something that will never go away. There will never be a day when I’ll “get better”.- M.> I’m glad you posted. I wouldn’t wish this on anyone else either, absolutely not — but since you and I and others on this list seem […]

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Those Old Triggers

By Laura L. < I had a vision yesterday of a quiet afternoon in a quiet bar, relaxing and sipping a couple of vodka tonics and flipping through a magazine with the television going quietly in the background and occasionally chatting with the bartender. – D. > Yeah, sitting around at Borders bookstore with a […]

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