AA = Absolute Abstinence

AA = Adventurers Anonymous

AA = Altered Attitudes

AA = Altruistic Action

AA = Attitude Adjustment

ABC = Acceptance, Belief, Change

ABC = Ashtrays, Broom, Coffee

ABC = Ashtrays, Broom, Chairs

ACTION = Any Change Toward Improving One’s Nature

ALCOHOLICS = A Life Centered On Helping Others Live In Complete Sobriety

ANONYMOUS = Actions Not Our Names Yield Maintenance of Unity and Service

ASK = Ass Saving Kit

BAR = Beware Alcohol, Run

BAR = Beware Alcoholic Ruin

BIG BOOK = Believing In God Beats Our Old Knowledge

DEAD = Drinking Ends All Dreams

DENIAL = Don’t Even Notice I Am Lying

DETACH = Don’t Even Think About Changing Him/Her

DUES = Desperately Using Everything but Sobriety

EGO = Easing God Out

EGO = Edging God Out

FAILURE = Fearful, Arrogant, Insecure, Lonely, Uncertain, Resentful, Empty

FAITH = Fear Ain’t In This House

FEAR = Few Ever Arrive Rejoicing

FEAR = Failure Expected And Received

FEAR = False Evidence Appearing Real

FEAR = False Expectations Appearing Real

FEAR = Fear Expressed Allows Relief

FEAR = Feelings Every Alcoholic Rejects

FEAR = Fighting Ego Against Reality

FEAR = Forget Everything and Run (polite version)

FEAR = Face Everything and Recover! (definitely recommended)

FEAR = Forgetting Everything’s All Right (not really!)

FEAR = Frantic Effort to Appear Real

FEAR = Frantic Efforts to Appear Recovered

FINE = Faithful, Involved, knowledgeable and Experienced

FINE = Feeling Insecure, Numb and Empty

FINE = Frantic, Insane, Nuts and Egotistical

FINE = Freaked out, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional

FINE = Frustrated, Insecure, Neurotic and Emotional

GIFT = God Is Forever There

GIFTS = Getting It From The Steps

GOD = Good Orderly Direction

GOD = Group of Drunks

GUT = God’s Undeniable Truths

HALT = Honestly, Actively, Lovingly Tolerant

HALT = Hope, Acceptance, Love and Tolerance

HALT = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired

HALTS = Hungry, Angry, Lonely, Tired and Stupid

HELP = His Ever Loving Presence

HELP = Her Ever Loving Presence

HELP = Hope, Encouragement, Love and Patience

HOPE = Happy Our Program Exists

HOPE = Hearing Other Peoples’ Experience

HOPE = Hang On! Peace Exists…

HOW = Honesty, Open-mindedness, Willingness

HOW = Honest, Open-minded and Willing

ISM = I, Self, Me

ISM = Incredibly Short Memory

ISM = Inside Me

ISM = I Sabotage Myself

KISS = Keep It Simple, Stupid

KISS = Keep It Simple, Sugar

KISS = Keep It Simple, Sweetheart

KISS = Keeping It Simple, Spiritually

NUTS = Not Using The Steps

OUR = Openly Using Recovery

PACE = Positive Attitudes Change Everything

PROGRAM = People Relying on God Relaying a Message

SLIP = Sobriety Loses Its Priority

SOBER = Son Of A Bitch, Everything’s Real

SPONSOR = Sober Person Offering Newcomers Suggestions On Recovery

STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem in Sobriety

STEPS = Solutions To Every Problem, Sober

STOP = Sicker Than Other People

TIME = Things I Must Earn

YET = You’re Eligible Too