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The sober sailor is back!

No need to tell you where I have been as I’m sure you can all guess. But I will tell you anyway. I fell of the wagon and lost my way. 489 more words


Go to the meetings, they said...

God, Grant me the serenity…

Hi.  My name is Jessie and I’m an alcoholic.  When I finally admitted that I was an alcoholic and ready to seek help, my friend and sober partner told me, “Jessie, you have to go to meetings.   629 more words



Let me get sensitive today. Shall we?

Do you sometimes feel like switching the off button on life? It is a thought that comes when you seem to be stuck in a rut, unending right? 1,059 more words


Don't escape through the back door

For the past year or so, my self-esteem has been eroded thanks to the harm I was causing myself through addiction which made me feel more ashamed, which led to more using. 402 more words


The Decision to Live A Sober Life

God, Grant me the serenity….


Hi.  My name is Jessie and I'm an alcoholic.  Its going to take me some time to get used to saying that phrase, but I hope it becomes second nature in no time. 1,301 more words


Wild Child vs Damaged Child

Wild child. I heard that many times before. Damaged child. Just now. Let me just say, it was on point. What buried inside of me since I was a child finally coming out and embracing the fact that I was a damaged child and I am still a damaged child. 198 more words


No voice

3 years ago, on July 20, 2014, I lost my breath.

I was swimming in the cold Atlantic, for the fourth time, in a triathlon. But this time was different. 760 more words