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
The one thing that sucks about early recovery is the lack of stability in your emotions. For example, I have drifted through and cycled back through a variety of emotions this morning before it even reached 10:00 a.m. I woke up irritable, then drifted into some hope, then I engaged in a Twitter conversation that … Continue reading I HATE early recovery.