The only way to get sober, the only way to stay sober, is to stop swallowing alcohol. Period. That’s how to win the game. Don’t. Fucking. Play. Everything else is secondary.
One morning during breakfast, late in the second week of my stay, someone announced that our schedule had been changed and everyone needed to meet downstairs in the lecture room at 9:30. I arrived early and counted 45 chairs placed in a U shape against three of the walls in the room. The chairs startedContinue reading “The Game.”