There is something different this time. Like I said yesterday, I've tried this all before. But today I'm feeling inspired and connected by reading some of the many recovery blogs on the Internet. There is a tremendous community for … [Read more...] about Day 2 Sober: Finding hope in recovery blogs
Day 1 Sober: Declaring TOTAL WAR on Alcoholism
Like every alcoholic, I've made failure into an art form. But each time, I find a new way to fail. This disease is patient - waiting until just the right moment to suggest a new approach to "control" my drinking problem. That's all it … [Read more...] about Day 1 Sober: Declaring TOTAL WAR on Alcoholism
Day Zero: I’m going to bed sober (Addiction Prehab)
I woke up drunk this morning. That was new for me and scary enough to get my attention, but after a few cups of coffee I was ready for rum shots. The rest of the day was something of a typical high functioning blackout. I'm definitely … [Read more...] about Day Zero: I’m going to bed sober (Addiction Prehab)
38 Days Sober – Do I really have to be honest about my alcohol addiction?
I'm living a lie. Actually, I've been living multiple lies for a long time. I think they'd call it compartmentalization and the definition really fits my struggles with alcoholism. I can't handle the truth about myself, so I pretend like … [Read more...] about 38 Days Sober – Do I really have to be honest about my alcohol addiction?