Working the 12 Steps of AA is arguably the best thing that has ever happened to me. I often think about the greatest people I have met in Alcoholics Anonymous. The list is so long it would take me days to write out everyone’s name. Truth is, there are so many wonderful people in AA. […]Read more "How To Work the 12 Steps of AA With Your Sponsee"
When I start to miss meetings, I start to get complacent and uneasy. These feelings are often followed by drunk dreams, or what I call relapse dreams. Not the, ‘oh I had a random drinking dream.’ These are the dreams that are so vivid and so full of the fun and excitement that was once […]Read more "What do Relapse Dreams Mean?"
Fun in sobriety can sometimes feel like an impossibility. However, with a little imagination, positive support from friends and family, there are countless ways that you can have fun while sober. After all, we’re not a glum lot! After a decade of sobriety, activities that don’t involve alcohol have become commonplace for me, but I […]Read more "Fun in Sobriety – Top 10 Ways and More"
My secret was that I was a certified addict struggling with alcoholism. I didn’t want anyone to know, yet everyone that knew me and saw me, understood one thing: I was out of control. So what did I do? I moved from Kansas City to Los Angeles to get away from it all. Mainly, I […]Read more "This All-American City Caused My Alcoholism!"