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(#1525) Todd J (Shawnee, OK)
2006 in Tyler, TX  EVENT: Unknown  TYPE: AA, Male, Story

Sober 16+ years since 5/25/1989, born and raised in Shawnee, OK, Todd says:

"I'm just a white trash knucklehead."

His first sponsor told him he was not a has been - he was a never was.

His parents divorced when he was very young. He did not like people, especially big people, and whole countries.

But..."I will jump headfirst off this podium if I thought it would get me attention from a girl."

Some bizarre stories of where alcoholism took him and how he married the craziest patient in the treatment center.

She got sober first.

He came into AA in Irving, TX weighing 250 pounds and feeling terrible about himself.

(1 hr 5 min) (15 MB) (id#1525)