Title: Taking Control
Disclaimer: Sadly, I do not own the boys, I just like to play with them.
Challenge Phrase: control
Word Count: 100
Other Participants: Too numerous to mention.


As John stood over the crib watching his boys sleep, he knew he had to get control over his drinking before he lost the last thing in his life worth living for, his boys.

The pain of losing Mary was so bad it consumed him at times, but that would be nothing compared to the hell he would go through if he lost his boys.

Walking over to the small sink in the barren room, he emptied the bottle of whiskey that had become such a close friend to him lately. It was time to become a father once again.