Tag Archives: Sobriety

Escaping the Darkness

Quitting drinking lifted me out of Crapsville. When I drank, I would often ponder why other people’s lives seemed to be so much more productive and together than my own messy, unsatisfying and occasionally frightening existence. I am writing about this today because I noted earlier just how content I am these days, and how […]



A Changed Outlook

and the magic words are...
and the magic words are… (Photo credit: joestupidstupid)







People should photograph, people should be hea...
People should photograph, people should be healthy, people should be into the warm, people should find love, people should read, they got a brain! Magic words, indeed!:) (Photo credit: || UggBoy♥UggGirl || PHOTO || WORLD || TRAVEL ||)


STEPS 2011 Group Shot-3
STEPS 2011 Group Shot-3 (Photo credit: Inkyhack)


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new first steps group
new first steps group (Photo credit: Northfield.org)



When I was drinking, my attitude was totally selfish, self-centered, my pleasure and my comfort came first. Now that I am sober, self-seeking has started to slip away.


My whole attitude toward life and other people is changing. For me, the first “A” in our name stands for attitude. My attitude is changed by the second “A” in our name which stands for action.


By working the Steps, attending meetings,and carrying the message, I can be restored to sanity. Action is the magic word! With a positive, helpful attitude and regular A.A. action, I can stay sober and help others to achieve sobriety.


My attitude now is that I am willing to go to any length to stay sober!