Category: How I Stopped Drinking

The MAGIC TRICK

There is no magic trick to this. No clever method. You stop drinking alcohol. And you take every day as a new one.And you don’t drink whatever happens. And you read and you do other things.And you live through feeling so very uncomfortable.And you live through feeling so scared and anxious. At first. And you

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Who Says Sober is Boring ?

S sensual O observant B bright eyed E energetic R resilient I interested/ interesting S selfless  S sincere E entertaining X extremely more present Y you Sober is Sexy ! This post was composed by Floss The author of Debunking the Romance of Mommy’s Wine Time and The Runaway Train and parts of this Why I

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Alternate Routes

I read Marc Lewis’ book Biology of Desire when I was 8 months sober. It was the last of many books that I read that year on the topic of addiction and recovery. The interesting thing about Marc’s book was that unlike the other books I read it did not inspire me to stay sober

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Walking Away from the Wine o’ Clock Routine

I didn’t understand what an alcohol-induced blackout was until I read Sarah Hepola’s book Blackout : Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget. Before I stopped drinking I had actually had many blackouts, I just didn’t realize that when I woke up with no memory of going to sleep, and no memory of the conversations I’d

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