It was long overdue, I lost control of my spending sometime last year. 100% my fault, even if the psychiatrist says that's typical manic behavior and alcohol makes everything worse. So my budget looks a little bleak for the next few … [Read more...] about 91 Days (13 weeks) Sober: Cutting Up Credit Cards, Budgets, and Financial Sobriety
This didn't feel possible back on February 15th 90 days is like 3 years worth of sobriety packed into consecutive days, right? I've felt like a "pretend sober person" since the beginning, that's why I count days. It reminds me that … [Read more...] about 90 Days Sober: Recovery is Possible
It's been a busy few weeks, but I did find a little downtime to read some of my favorite Sober Bloggers. Here's another round of shutouts - enjoy! UnTipsy Teacher - I really appreciate all the great comments you've left here on my blog. … [Read more...] about 89 Days Sober – Dealing with Bad Days, Living the Spiritual Principles
Early in my recovery, I discovered how running can help me stay sober. Today's race was something more, it was . . . a way to make amends to myself physically (smash the FEAR of getting old) another way to connect with my boys … [Read more...] about 88 Days Sober: Making Amends Led Me to a 5K Race
Our blog is all about fighting addiciton (specifically alcoholism) but what exactly is addiction? Here are some of the definitions from around the web. Feel free to add your own in the comment section. Common elements: compulsive need, … [Read more...] about 87 Days Sober – How do you define addiction?
https://twitter.com/sobertony/status/860255498733531138 We're here to fight addiction, so we better get to know the enemy. Here are a few helpful definitions of Alcoholism. I'm writing a different post to define addiciton more broadly. … [Read more...] about 87 Days Sober – Definitions of Alcoholism