One day at a time

I went into AA on June 28, 1980, which means that, as of today, I have lived one day at a time without a drink exactly 13,000 times.

My goal in sobriety remains slow, steady progress.  Had I only walked the length of one football field each day for 13,000 days, I would have arrived 739 miles from where I started. Not an earth-shaking distance but certainly far, far from where I was when I first crawled into AA.

I’ll (not) drink to that.


Everyone must believe in something.
I believe I’ll have another drink.


One thought on “One day at a time

  1. David, congrats. 13000 is big number. In the 30 or so years we have known each other you have been one of the nicest most trustworthy persons I have known; of course the insurance industry didn’t set the bar too high. Continue your walk.


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