Parallels

“Baby Steps.” “Take it one day at a time.” “Tomorrow is a new day.” Those are phrases that I remember being said often in early treatment a couple years ago.…

My Night of Insanity

The disease of addiction dictates that I will lose all the things that I love in time and the “rule of threes” dictates a grim long term prognosis (jail, institution,…

Step 1: Acknowledgment of Chaos

“We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.” –Step 1 of Alcoholics Anonymous There are very few things in life more terrifying than not being in…