I'm thinking about how the "obsession with drinking" outweighs everything else I love in life. When I'm chasing my next drink - nothing else makes me happy. When I'm plotting my next binge - nothing else feels important. It's a … [Read more...] about This is what’s keeping me sober today.
I've been too quiet lately, for mostly bad reasons. But I'll take this quote as a sign from my higher power 😉 … [Read more...] about #Sober in 2020? Let the f*cking miracle begin!
Wahoo 🎉 today is just over 3 weeks without a drink. My recovery started over two years ago. The longest win streak was 100 plus days, but most of the time I've been a mess. It always "feels" different this time... I want to make … [Read more...] about What’s going right (so far)?
I'm getting sick of writing bullshit "I'm starting over" kind of blog posts. Addiction gets old .... It's no wonder family and friends lose all faith in our recovery. We admit we're powerless then get some time sober we … [Read more...] about I need help and can’t manage my own recovery
It's been a full year since my rock bottom. And only a week since my last "drunk." Damn it's a pain to admit, but I'm still an alcoholic. Sobriety has been great, but I always find a way to get that first drink. Sometimes it's dramatic, … [Read more...] about I’m getting real good at “quitting” but not so good at staying sober
I'm not sure I want to post this, so when I take it down tomorrow you'll know why. It's a new song by Derek Webb, an artist I've enjoyed for many years. Speaking from his own personal struggles, he pens a beautiful hymn to … [Read more...] about The Alcoholic Hymn (The Spirit Bears the Curse) by Derek Webb