Step 1: Drink.
Step 2: Make mistakes.
Step 3: Pretend you don’t remember.
Step 4: Drink a little more.
Step 5: I need to run dry. I need to run dry.
“If any of us were to stop participating in something that we were used to doing for years, something that was a substantial part of our daily existence, we would need additional help emotionally and psychologically in working through that absence; in conjunction with the physical aspect. Remember that alcohol (and that addiction) was the fiber and a substantial, if not total embodiment, of their being.”