Tag Archives: beer

Building an Empire of Bullshit

It all revolved around being able to drink and get where I needed to be in my buzz. 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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It Really Is That Intense – Part III(a) – The Corporate Climber

To recap, I have reviewed my youth and upbringing at a high level in Part II. These were the first 18 years of my life and ‘the sober years.’ In Part I, I identified the beginning of my drinking and … Continue reading

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Once a drink ago, it was Halloween

I live in a neighborhood full of happy people. Happy, amazing people with spouses and children of all ages. When I moved into this neighborhood, my son was only 4 months old. Our first Halloween, 1 year later was very … Continue reading

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It Really Is That Intense – Part II – The Starter Pack

Wow. Did you really think I hit the punchbowl that young? Look at that face of earnest concentration to get all that punch in the cup. Look at the left hand holding me up straight so as not to lose … Continue reading

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Cravings of the cyclical kind, not the chocolaty kind. (AA Discussed; Doctor’s note)

Question came up in group reading the other night. What are your cravings? What do they look like? I actually had forgotten (forgetters) what they were like. We were reading the doctor’s note and it speaks about the alcoholics cyclical repeats / … Continue reading

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