I have a confession to make.

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I’m currently twelve days sober. It seems like forever and no time at all.

I’ve been told before in AA that alcoholism is lifelong. There is no cure for it. It’s something that has to be maintained on a daily basis. I guess I believed it when I first heard it, but I have proof of it now.

In the last nine months, I’ve probably abused alcohol more than at any other time in my life. Sure, I could blame it on the pandemic and the intense fear that came along with it. I could say I drank excessive vodka shots because I’ve been cooped up in the house all this time. I could claim I was trying to calm myself down after the latest horrible thing I heard on the news. …


Glenna Gill

My memoir, “When I Was Lost,” is available now. Stay in touch with me at www.glennagill.com

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