Category Archives: The Hard Work

‘God’ Is A Bridge

When you hear the word God, what does it feel like to you? How DO you feel? Do you feel like I do? Every time I say or hear the word God, it sticks in my upper chest like it … Continue reading

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The Makings Of A Spiritual Vacation

I can go to the bar..no one will know… Continue reading

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Alcoholics Anonymous – Day 1, What To Expect

Alcoholics Anonymous is NOT a religion. It is NOT a cult. It does NOT require a belief in GOD. Do people mention God the minute you sit in your first meeting? More likely it will happen. Stick with me…the next … Continue reading

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Un-gluing It All Back Together

It has been 6 months since my last drink. That is half a cake. The layers of the paper mache mask that grew over time have been removed. Now I get to look inside of me and see who the … Continue reading

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Wine(d) Me Up

Even before I stopped drinking I didn’t heed much to the abundance of online memes, shares and cartoons appreciating the need for alcohol in society. This also includes the ‘other ones as well.’ These are the coffee fix, hot body jokes, … Continue reading

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Disease Demon Waiting

I had a very perplexing past 24-48 hours. Yesterday was Thursday. Thursday is when I meet with my sponsor, we read from the ‘big book’ and we go to our ‘big book’ meeting following. I usually love Thursdays. They are … Continue reading

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Never A Normal Drinker, Obsession

Throughout this blog there will be times I focus on 12-step recovery as taught to us in AA and through sponsorship. This isn’t meant to be preachy as to try and influence any readers, it is to continue to share … Continue reading

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