“By every form of
they will try to prove
to the rule,
BB p 31
The stigma of being called an alcoholic,
a person who cannot drink,
“what do you mean I can’t drink,
you buy and I’ll drink every one of you under the table.”
“By the way, I’m drinking scotch now,
the beer was filling me up and I was always bloated and …”
In the Big Book the list of ruses that the problem drinker
has used to control his drinking, to prove to himself that
there is no problem is extremely long.
Because of all of the excuses ( BB p 31) contains
one of the longest paragraphs in the entire book.
Today, forget the excuses, seek out the solutions.
Recovery is one day at a time.
Sobriety is a blessing from our Higher Power.
ME and the Boss
And, if no one has told you yet today,
God loves you and so do we.