Perspective: My Mom, My Sobriety and Me

by Joanne P. The recent passing of my mother this year has got me to thinking about many things, one of which is how our relationship changed during my continued sobriety. My sobriety date is December 30, 2006 and I came into the rooms of AA in 1999, so that should...

Perspective: Working With Others

by: Margot M. (Munro, 2007) Each of our stories has different details, with different people and different circumstances. But each one of us comes here broken and defeated; utterly devoid of the energy to go on fighting. My experience of addiction was just that: a...

Hell and Back

by: Carrie Fiorillo   I was always an anxious kid. My earliest memories involve hopping over cracks on the sidewalk, counting out steps, tapping my foot quietly so that no one could hear and pulling the corners of my pillowcase several times before I could go to...