Posts Tagged ‘one day at a time’

. It’s my birthday. Today I celebrate three years of sobriety, achieved one day at a time, in the Alcoholics Anonymous program. It feels like a very short time and a very long time all at once. Last night I went to our monthly citywide AA meeting. The speaker was a gentleman who got sober […]


My last drunk.

13Oct09

A little more than a year ago, I got drunk for the last time. I didn’t know it was going to be the last time – not that it would have made any difference. I mean, I don’t think I would have drank more or in a different manner or have chosen a different venue […]


I am in New York City for a girls’ weekend. I have been slightly nervous about this trip since I started in AA a month ago. My friends are good friends – my BFFs, in fact, and they’re all very understanding and supportive. They’re also my old drinking buddies. And old habits die hard. I […]