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INNOCENCE

INNOCENCE

"All things truly wicked start from innocence." Ernest Hemingway

MY FATHER'S LEGACY

MY FATHER'S LEGACY

"As a child my mum told me to watch my drinking, it runs in the family."  Anonymous

BITCHES BREW

BITCHES BREW

“It provokes the desire but it takes away the performance...”
 William Shakespeare

TEMPTATIONS

TEMPTATIONS

"I was only an occasional drinker, but any occasion would suffice." Anonymous

IT FEELS LIKE THIS; MY GUTS

IT FEELS LIKE THIS; MY GUTS

"It was seven a.m. I was trembling and leaning over the toilet."  Anonymous

IT FEELS LIKE THIS; MY HEART

IT FEELS LIKE THIS; MY HEART

"I felt the terror, the bewilderment, the torment and the pain."  Anonymous

MY MIND

MY MIND

"“Throughout it all, I still remember."  Anonymous

TEMPTATION

TEMPTATION

"Relationships were an addiction.  But at the same time I was shy.  Alcohol allowed me to cross the border." Anonymous
 

I TAKE THE DRINK

I TAKE THE DRINK

"I only have two triggers; one is being alone, the other is being in the company of others."  Anonymous

WE DRINK TOGETHER

WE DRINK TOGETHER

"I'll drink if something good happens.  I'll drink if something bad happens.  I'll drink if nothing is happening."  Anonymous

 

THE DRINK TAKES ME

THE DRINK TAKES ME

“It’s hard to over emphasize the 'not drinking' part of the program.”  Anonymous

CONSEQUENCES

CONSEQUENCES

"Consequences won't keep a man sober." Anonymous

120 DAYS

120 DAYS

"Jail is an education; I knew I was right where I was supposed to be." Anonymous

JAILS

JAILS

“It’s a tragedy that jails are full of addicts who cannot behave in society.” Anonymous

DEATH

DEATH

"Suicide is a last-ditch effort to control our lives."  Anonymous

PATIENCE

PATIENCE

“Your disease will wait, linger, and stalk you, for however long it takes.  Then it will pounce.  It will chew you up and spit you out if you are not mindful.”  Anonymous

RELAPSE

RELAPSE

“Drinking cuts out the sunlight of the spirit.”  Anonymous

SWALLOW HARD

SWALLOW HARD

"Alcohol just stopped working."  Anonymous

THERE IS A SOLUTION

THERE IS A SOLUTION

"The unpleasantness you are feeling is probably a signal that you are in the right place."  Anonymous

HOSPITALS & INSTITUTIONS

HOSPITALS & INSTITUTIONS

"To someone who has been drinking all of their life, sobriety is an altered state."  Anonymous 

 

TOWARDS SOBRIETY

TOWARDS SOBRIETY

“Staying sober is a radically rebellious and creative process.”  Anonymous

TOWARDS SERENITY

TOWARDS SERENITY

“Religion is for people who're afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who've already been there.” Vine Deloria Jr