Alcoholic Brain

Hi and thanks for visiting. I have an alcoholic brain. I will try to post comments daily about how this alcoholic brain functions.
Sober date: October 4th, 2005.

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Friday, October 09, 2009

October 4th, AA Birthday...

I have had little to do with this, but on the 4th of this month I had 4 years without the need to drink. dAAve hit it when he reminded me that I just had to be "willing" to do some of the suggestions that AA has to offer. I have been doing that, and it is working for now, day by day. That's all I have, a day at a time. Year three was rough. My father and sister both passed away, and I miss them. I often have nightmares about my sisters death, as I saw her die. I hope these troublesome things pass. I know they will, as long as I remain willing to work toward staying sober and trusting my Higher Power at all times. I wish things were different at home, but I'm just giving into selfish desires concerning that. I went to two meetings in a row this week. Both Tuesday and Wednesday nights. I don't do that often. I enjoyed both meetings. I enjoy any AA meeting I attend. I didn't like AA for a long time. That has changed. For that I am grateful.

I pray you are all doing well. I am much less depressed. AB.


Blogger Deb said...

Happy Birthday AB. It's really nice to see that you're giving The credit to your Higher Power... I tell ya, I know I'm not the one who keeps me sober...And when I ask for help, all the better for me... Keep it up and way to go...

11:13 PM  
Blogger dAAve said...

Good on ya!

4:05 AM  
Blogger Aaron said...

Happy birthday, pal.

Some of my friends have gone through transitional sober living to better their chances at sobriety. Good on you for 4 years. That's very impressive. Here's to the next 4 years!

1:01 PM  

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