This weekend, I wrote a post for KLEN and SOBR talking about how music has helped my recovery. Click here to ready it (don't laugh, the music proves I'm a 30-something white guy).It was fun to share my personal sobriety soundtrack. That … [Read more...] about 13 Songs That Can Wreck My Sobriety (and 12 That Can Help)
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.
That was my badass cat. He ate snakes for breakfast. RIP Magic Fife.I'm not going to lie, snakes are nasty. From the first pages of the Bible, to the sneaky thing in your garden - we have deep psychological reasons to hate these … [Read more...] about Addiction is like a snake. Kill it before it kills you.
DEAR S.O.B.,I hope you're having a good laugh. Working the 12 steps doesn't mean I'm going to take this shit. Especially from you.Don't think I don't know who you are? It's so obvious, I'm not sure you're still trying. I … [Read more...] about A letter to the JERK who stole my PINK CLOUD (you’ll never guess who)
Let's be honest. I'm becoming a human Care Bear.I've escaped the Dungeon of Alcohol and I'm lost in the Forest of Feelings. My life is still a wreck but I feel invincible.Not sure where to live - no problem I have 3 good … [Read more...] about If the PINK CLOUD is wrong, I don’t want to be right
I love this view, especially when I'm drunk.The very few times I flew sober, I was a hot mess. Every creak of the airplane and every hint of turbulence made my skin crawl. It was nothing short of panic.Enter alcohol ????Flying … [Read more...] about How to travel sober?
I hate bullies.Especially when they hurt me and my family. Today, I'm connecting the dots and calling out alcohol for being a bully in my life.Reading about bullying reminded me of life before sobriety. Some signs that may point to … [Read more...] about Addiction is a bully. Recovery is fighting back.