Category Archives: Steps

Relates to an idea or phrase from the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

The Path

Step 1) We admitted we were powerless over alcohol, that our lives had become unmanageable. Step 2) Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. Step 3) Made a decision to turn our will … Continue reading

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Defects of Character

My disease pervades every aspect of my life. I believe those people who think/claim their “Alcoholism” is about drinking fermented and distilled beverages are merely setting a trap for themselves. I call my disease “Alcoholism” because I found the solution … Continue reading

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My Promise

I don’t pick up medallions. For my years and stuff. Haven’t since my 4 year anniversary. Something changed after that. I’m not as impressed with years of sobriety as I am with something else. As I look back I remember … Continue reading

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