Today, I've got 49 days of sobriety. That's 7 weeks without alcohol. The longest period I can remember in 10 years.The math is fuzzy, but here is my estimate of the 5 year before recovery.1825 total days 1675 days drunk (often … [Read more...] about Day 49 Sober (7 Weeks) But I Can’t Shut Up
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)
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.
With the help from my AA sponsor, I launched into my fourth step inventory.This moral inventory is different than writing down your life story. The point is not getting down every detail, but finding the defects that contribute to our … [Read more...] about AA Step 4: Made a personal moral inventory of ourselves
I love the recovery community I've found on the internet. Here are some blogs and tweets that helped me this week. I think you'll like them too.Happy Birthday HD - I loved your perspective on turning 55. I'm a few years behind you but … [Read more...] about Sober Blog Shoutout: Birthdays, Cravings, and Broken People
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)