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On Twelve-Step Programs

I’m currently working on a short story about addiction and group therapy. It’s a topic that regularly graces headlines, often for the wrong reasons. When a noted celebrity checks into rehab we sit up and pay attention– will this be the catalyst for their redemption, or will they jump over the facility wall like they’re re-enacting The Great Escape? 860 more words

Addiction

What to do when you feel like doing nothing....run (and get a Sponsor)

It’s not been an easy time of late for me, life and all that; and it’s been a struggle to motivate myself to do anything other than work too hard, eat too much sugar (choc-ices are my downfall) and feel sorry for myself. 796 more words

Diary

Sobriety and Loneliness

I hate living in the area where I grew up and went to high school.

The problem is that no one really moves here–people move  767 more words

Alcoholism

August 29, 2015 (this day)

Trying to send PDFs to my Kindle to read somewhat comfortably.  I feel like I’m always trying to do the next thing with technology.  If I could go back ten years I could work it all perfectly.   334 more words

Alcoholics Anonymous

Man on his way to AA meeting killed by alleged drunk driver


SOMMERSWORTH, N.H. (WFXT) – Police believe a New Hampshire man was killed was in a crash caused by a drunk driver.

The victim’s family says it’s a tragic death for a man who was working hard to turn his life around. 284 more words

News

Squire Patton Boggs censors the internet (and why, sadly, I am complying)

I was asked yesterday by a representative of the global law firm Squire Patton Boggs to take down a heartfelt blog post I had made here about the suicide of a young mother. 410 more words

Alcoholism