Sunday, December 12, 2004


what a great night last night. went to a birthday party for an old friend of mine. i have to admit i was a bit apprehensive to go, mostly unsure of what it would be like, but i had a blast! ran into so many people i used to work, party and play with and everyone was so excited that i was sober, me too. it was so nice to be out and having a good time and the thought of drinking really wasn't even present. obviously i thought about it, what with almost everyone drinking, but seeing some of the people who were drunk quickly set me straight again. ran into a guy who used to party with me just as hard if not harder, and he kind of dropped that he had gotten sober. whatta trip! he goes to some meetings i used to go to and he seems so happy. we chatted for quite a bit and the differences in us from what we used to be like was so evident. the weirdest event of the night was probably at the end when i left. i said my goodbyes and walked out to the car with the friends i had gone with. i honestly couldn't remember the last time or anytime i walked away from a party, and was a:) able to walk b:)coherent and sober and c:)left without offending anyone, doing anything stupid or generally making an ass of myself. who would have thought any of this could have been possible?!


Blogger jimg said...

Good for you Chris. It is nice when you see the promises coming true in your life isn't it.
Have a great holiday.

3:43 PM  
Blogger O'Malley said...

love you love you love you...miss you miss you miss you. What a year of changes for us all.

11:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

buttercup! right on brother, i am happy for you, and proud of you. i'll say hi for bryan, too, he's crazy busy working for the holiday season right now. will see ya before too long.
xoxo jill hall

1:11 PM  
Blogger Brechi said...

sounds good! and no headaches either ;)

3:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


i've so missed you, and i'm so glad things are turning up and out of the vortex you found yourself in...

determination pays off, it does.


1:35 PM  

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