I'm trying to find the balance between being positive and putting a jinx on my recovery. I'm ready to celebrate this new life of freedom. I'm writing this post on day 14 sober again, that's just 2 weeks without drinking. Sure it is a … [Read more...] about How I finally quit drinking. Why this time is different.
Archives for February 2017
I'm having a great week and wanted to share something more upbeat than the normal addiciton talk. Here are the top songs in my mind this week for breaking up with alcohol (not sure if the artists meant them that way). It's my music for … [Read more...] about My recovery playlist – good songs for dealing with addiciton
I've been looking for some answers tonight because my alcohol detox didn't have all the nasty side effects I've heard about. Full blown alcohol withdrawal syndrome can be a life threatening event. If you are going sober for the first … [Read more...] about Why are my alcohol withdrawal symptoms so mild?
This is the question so many women ask when they discovered they are married to an alcoholic man. It's a painful situation, full of self blame and feeling of powerless. I'm the husband. I lived through this situation firsthand, when … [Read more...] about How can I help my husband quit drinking? Some tips for dealing with an alcoholic spouse.
This blog feels a little lonely when I do all the talking. I'd love to hear about your struggles with addiction. Maybe you've never shared your story before, maybe you're still hiding the drinking problem. That's ok. Just leave a … [Read more...] about Share your recovery story. We need to do this together.
Warning: This post is about my personal religious opinions - which change frequently. I'd love to hear your feedback in the comments below. I was a very religious person before addiction hijacked my life. It wasn't foreplay, I went … [Read more...] about Is the Bible wrong about alcohol?