There are so many things that I do now, that I would never have done if I were still drinking!
This one strikes fear and loathing, and causes us to feel shame and guilt.
We should all be more like Unicorns. Sober Unicorns.
Sobriety wasn't the Magical Land I thought it was, and Addiction (in some ways) did have it's Upside..
Can de-cluttering really help us in our sober journey? Or is it just a good distraction method?
It's just a blip! Rebound fast after a relapse...
Only now that I have been on this sober journey for a while, do I start to realize that Bill Wilson was really on to something...
Attacks on your sobriety from cyberspace or your nearest and dearest, can have similar root causes.
Since quitting drinking, I've found peace in activities that my mother would definitely approve of...
Compassion and kindness like charity, starts at home xx
Setting boundaries has always been hard for me. But I know it's essential to do this, if I am to protect my sobriety.
A sober weekend just stretching out in front of us - full of possibilities! What are you up to?
Two issues that cause debate in sober cyberspace are "counting days" and 'fake booze".....in this episode, I add my own comments!
Even after embracing sobriety, there are still fragile, vulnerable moments.
Getting sober is always described as a "daily battle"....that doesn't sound fun at all! let me share the SMALL but significant improvements that happened really quickly after I quit booze, and kept me going!
I am so fed up seeing all those 'fake" articles about how alcohol is supposed tobe good for you! Let's challenge those Myths...
Did our mothers really burn their bras so we could sit on the couch and get hammered every day?
Sobriety is all about personal growth, and that can sometimes be uncomfortable.
What is the usual reaction from people when you mention the word 'sober"? Dull? Boring?...We need to re-brand 'Sober' !!
Are you googling "Am I an Alcoholic?" Are you concerned about the shame and stigma? I'll let you into a secret that should help..
All through life we have been conditioned to believe that drinking is FUN! So no wonder we have a hard time acknowledging when the fun stops...