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Alcoholism Recovery Program

I’m having problems at home—and I live alone.

The first word out of my mouth was a shortened version of firetruck.

To stay sober, you have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.

I quit my job in a blackout, which explained why they were so surprised to see me the next day.

In early sobriety I’d wear hot pants, come in late and walk in front of the speaker. I was a vision for you.

My home group serves brownies before the meeting. We never let the newcomer bring the brownies.

My job is to get between the door and the new man.