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AA Couples:  Yes, my wife and I are one.  I was thinking recently how we can be at a meeting together and be the only couple, while at other meetings there are several couples.  728 more words

Alcoholics Anonymous

You Can Either Laugh or Cry........

I haven’t been here to post in a while.  I haven’t visited your blogs either.  But, true to this blog’s name, I have been praying for you and your addicted loved ones. 556 more words


How Do You Build Yourself Back Up?

The age old situation: you’ve gone through something life changing, something painful and now you’re ready – after each of the other stages – to accept and move forward. 373 more words

General Life

First Paragraph...GO!

I am half way through my very first ever creative writing course. I took the course because I miss the me that writes. Attempts on my own to find my way back to the writer me have failed miserably. 361 more words

Creative Writing

"BE CREATIVE" the instructor says...

Today’s assignment: pick from the list of mundane items and write a creative piece using that item.

Among the items listed was “paper clip.” So I went with that. 575 more words

Creative Writing

A FREE Step One podcast

Tune in for free to a special, forty-minute podcast on working Step One, featuring OA Board of Trustees members and Region Chair speakers. You can download or stream the podcast. 52 more words


lump sum.

Here’s the simple difference between the normals and me, the alcoholic:  normal people drink because it gives them an altered feeling that’s a fun ride to go on every once in a while; like seeing a movie, or bowling.  158 more words

The Twelve Steps