Category: How I Stopped Drinking

It’s Your Life It’s Your Time

I get to a certain point where I think I’m overreacting with this whole completely sober thing. I’m usually put in positions where others around me are drinking (family and friends) and I don’t wan’t to miss out. Then I feel resentful that I’m “doing this to myself” and so eventually I start up again. Because I don’t get drunk per se, nobody says anything or appears concerned. And at first I feel all of this burden dissolve away. Ahhhh…….

If something’s not working for you, fix it, change it, direct it.

Someone texted me this today: If something’s not working for you, fix it, change it, direct it. The comment was not made about trying to be Alcohol-Free, just my life in general. However, I did start thinking about it in the AF sense. Here I am at Day 4 alcohol-free. I feel okay – not

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Staring it Right in the Eyes

I look away when things are scary. When I’m filled with fear, I try to control other things because I feel like I can’t handle it. I get light-headed, nauseous, sweaty, panicked. There is a ringing in my ears. Sometimes when it’s not as bad, I just procrastinate instead. I do laundry, shop online, watch

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