A Woman’s 24 Year Journey to Find Sobriety

Blog, D51 Personal Stories, Women of AA
I am 25 years old and I come to you today having gotten sober about a month and a half after my 24th birthday. I grew up with a happy childhood with parents who supported me endlessly, believed in me, and did everything they could to soothe my worried mind. As I got older, I blanketed that worry by doing whatever I could to stay out of trouble, doing well in school and over just being a reserved little person and teenager outside of the house. I would see others being more confident and outgoing and I wanted that too. Soon, the blanket became alcohol. It was a thinner blanket and I needed more and more to keep me warm. I was funnier and cleverer. People wanted to be around…
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