From a large Italian-Polish Chicago Southside family, Niki grew up surrounded with love . . . and eventually the love of drinking. But as it goes, the disease progressed into misery. Two years into sobriety, Niki is happy, joyous and free—present and available for her family and friends.
“I didn’t want to stop drinking because it silenced my mind, but I didn’t want to keep drinking, because I knew it was hurting me . . . I wanted to want to stop drinking.”
"Things don’t happen to you, they happen around you.”
vol 142. Sobriety Date 12/12/2011 (Joseph R.)Joseph knew before and after his first drink where he was headed and he knew it
vol 141. Sobriety Date 1/1/2017 (Jack M.)Sober in his mid-twenties, Jack’s bottom wasn’t too terrible, but it was terribl
vol 140. Sobriety Date 3/5/2021 (Tim L.)Just 22 months into sobriety Tim has taken the program of Alcoholics Anonymous b
vol 139. Sobriety Date 12/23/2020 (Irving)If Irving can get sober . . . so can you! At 19 yrs. old, Irving attempted suici