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 posts tell the story of how I got sober and began recovery from my alcohol addiction. It wasn't pretty and too much of this was just me alone fighting for my recovery. It's a story of days, weeks, months, and hopefully years of going sober for life. Click here to read the posts from the beginning - starting with Day ZERO.
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?
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 all … [Read more...] about Is the Bible wrong about alcohol?
It's three days into my latest dry spell and I'm just feeling down. More exactly, I'm feeling sorry for myself. Some new health concerns showed up yesterday. It's nothing terrible, just the normal progression of bad habits and getting … [Read more...] about Drinking trigger: Self pity and feeling sorry for myself
If you've been following the blog, you know that I've been struggling in secret with my addiction. Not anymore. On December 6th everything broke wide open - the shit hit the fan - all hell broke loose. In the process I'm officially … [Read more...] about Coming out about my alcoholism