The disease of addiction affects millions of people. Its final stage is death. However, if a person survives their ?bottom,? they have the hope for recovery. Luckily, A. Rainey Gibbs reached her bottom. She lost her old self completely. If she had continued her addiction she would have lost her marriage, her job and ultimately her life. Finally, asking for help led her to deal with her past in a brutally honest confrontation. Finding a community program, she was able to fight for her life and find a healthy way to manage it, free of alcohol. A must-read, A.Rainy Gibbs shares her experience, strength, and hope that brought her to enjoy a life of recovery.