By Marc Dunn

A member of the recovery community, Marc has evolved from an alcoholic, who thought he knew all the answers, to a recovery coach with an open-minded approach to helping patients according to their needs, not the dogma of the hour. Marc’s recovery date is Nov. 29, 2005. He is a Certified Recovery Coach, blogs here, has his own website, conducts live Video Meetings and has written for

  1. Previous entries in the series can be found here. The sound of the tires exploding, the bottom of the car bouncing along the shoulder of the road, the screeching sound that comes with a vehicle out of control: none of that was enough to bring me out of my blackout. My car had veered off the interstate into the grass that separated it from the walled community on the other side. I was slumped…