Damaged from the Git-Go!

I found a way to put my disease in remission, subject to my maintenance of the solution I found in my 12-step recovery program.


How I Learned to Show Up for Life Without Alcohol

Sobriety means—or will come to mean—different things for different people. But I can attest to one thing: The path is beautiful, and the difficulties you may encounter along the way are worth it.


Nothing Left to Prove: The Joy of Growing Older in Recovery

I entered recovery in handcuffs. I had chipped teeth, abscesses, a fresh diagnosis of Hepatitis C. But there I was, sitting in my County orange-colored jumpsuit, breathing in the fragrance of fresh opportunities.