For the New Comers, it is obvious. Resolve to refrain from alcohol. If you fall of sobriety, pick yourself up and start over. Don’t give up.
For old-timers like me, a contented sobriety is a must. I resolve to work on my problems, to seek profession help, when needed, and do everything that is necessary to avoid becoming an unhappy grouchy old man. My handle is impermanence. I am constantly changing. I am alert to notice negative changes and to do something about them.
I am not one to say “Look at me, I am wonderful”. I have a lot of work to do. I am proud that I continue to change for the better.
i am still sober after trying to rejoin AA in March. Had “dropped out” of it in April of 2017 and remained sober until a relapse in September 2017. Had been attending meetings regularly and got a female sponsor who didn’t work out because she was starting law school, engaged to be married, etc. she thought she would be able to handle it but it was becoming very evident to me that she...
it was a gift from God that got me sober....I prayed and asked for help....I also joined AA back then....I had wanted nothing to do with AA until then.....I went to my first meeting with a desire to start staying sober a week before my sober day....which was June 14, 1995 on Guam.....AA is everywhere pretty much....there are some places we do not have established meetings but most parts of the...