The whole project of getting sober seems straightforward. There is one key lifestyle change, right? Just stop drinking. That's it. Not exactly rocket science. Avoid putting alcohol beverages in my mouth. It's an idiot proof plan. Why … [Read more...] about 71 Day Sober – Do I need an addiction counselor?
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 recovery shit is fragile, even after 10 weeks sober. It's been 70 days sober, but my brain has been flipping out and bringing me back to alcoholic daydreams. It's definitely connected to stress. I'm just asking if this is PAWS or my … [Read more...] about 70 days sober (10 weeks sober) Is PAWS a real thing?
It's my 69th day sober, so I wanted to write something special... But this was the best I could do, hope you enjoy. 12 Ways Going Sober is Like Having Sex The first time is usually awkward. It can become a spiritual … [Read more...] about 69 Days Sober – Going Sober is Like Having Sex
1. When you say that you're not a real alcoholic 2. When you're just making small talk 3. Having the "Higher Power" talk 4. When you want to stop after step 3 5. When you cross talk at meetings 6. When the coffee is … [Read more...] about 68 Days Sober – Yoda would be an epic AA sponsor
Honesty is the most basic rule for praying. So here's my prayer for today, not-too-religious but authentic to how I'm feeling today. ** Note To Religious Readers: It's okay, just breath. God already knows I'm profane. I've said worse … [Read more...] about 67 Days Sober: The serenity prayer told with emoji
It was like a Jedi mind trick. After the step 5 confession, my sponsor began to turn all of the character defects I admitted on their head. He listed examples of how I've done the opposite of each since I've been in recovery. It was an … [Read more...] about 66 Days Sober: Learning the opposite of character defects