Day: June 6, 2004

Ten Years and Counting

On June 5, 1994, my life crashed around me. Several catastrophic events brought my world down and everyhing was caused by one thing — an inability to control my drinking.

I woke up with a hangover the next day, June 6, 1994 — the 50th anniversary of D-Day — and realized I had to deal with the Beast that was destroying my marriage and everything else that mattered in my life.

That night, I walked across the street from my home in Arlington, into the community room of a nearby church and started the first of 12 steps under Alcholics Anonymous.

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