It Hurts

Once, when I was working with a sponsor in AA (Alcoholics Anonymous), we were discussing the concept of the allergy to alcohol. It's the idea that alcoholics develop an allergy to alcohol, brought on by the feared first drink. I could never grasp it back then. I could not bring myself to conceptualize what it … Continue reading It Hurts

Stuck

I recognize it: I'm stuck. It's mental. It's always mental, isn't it? For some reason, I am feeling like nothing really changes. For some reason, I can't find the way through, around, over, under or simply remove the mental barriers I have in achieving the things I want to do in life. But, I find … Continue reading Stuck