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158 pages (March 2011); 566KB downloadInsomniac Press
; ISBN: 9781554839025
Have you ever felt lost, lonely, and become your own worst enemy? I had never thought I would become the person I did. Alcohol and drugs had been the highlight of my life. I would do pretty much anything for it, including lying, stealing, and robbing others to feed my own addictions. I became a very angry man over the years and did a lot of jail time because of my associations and behaviour. After almost 30 convictions, 17 years of drinking and drugging, I finally became emotionally numb and did not know how to react to anyone or anything. In September 7th, 2005, I walked an even harder road as I truly felt to be free from the way I was living. My book talks about the emotional rollercoaster I had been on throughout my life and how I became sober and clean while at the same time putting myself through school to get a college education. I could never payback the community for the rewards I have received; although, I try through volunteerism. This is why I want to share my experiences, strengths, and hope. Included are 12 testimonies from people who know me and tell it as it was, from a sergeant of the OPP station, a jail guard, my former probation officer, counsellors, both parents, son, and a few ex-girlfriends etc...