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I don't drink anymore. I'm not an alcoholic (yeah, I know, that's what they all say). I do however have someone who was very close to me who is. And it's bad.

It's been several years since I've drank alcohol. I never really liked the taste of the stuff anyway. I don't like getting sick or having headaches, so I just stopped. It was not a challenge. Watching what the bottle has done to that someone I mentioned though. That's been tough. The worst I think is what it does to everyone else who must deal with it. I dealt with addicts of all kind professionally for thirty years. I'm not one to judge people. We all have our demons and battles. Those who put the stuff down though, those people I admire. Stay strong guys!
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Dad was an alcoholic. When Mum died he went off the rails, she'd always got him to reign it in a bit. My sister & myself never managed to. It killed him when he had a stroke brought on by years of alcohol abuse.
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Going on 7 years. Wouldn't have a bike without sobriety. The only smart decision I ever made was not to own and ride a bike until I got sober. Totaled several cars back in the day. 4 years sober got and XL 1200 custom. Riding hard and fast is the only high I need today!!!
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