Category: How I Stopped Drinking

The Best Defense Is A Good Offense: Keeping Your Sober Toolbox Full

Sober Tool Box Yes You Can

When I quit drinking in August of 2020, I knew that I had to find a way to make it stick this time. Going back to drinking was absolutely not an option. No matter what I tried, it just kept getting worse and worse, and I was terrified of what would happen if I couldn’t manage to

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The Quiet Storm of Self that Emerged When I Quit Drinking

I drank to treat myself, to express myself, and soothe myself, but when I put down the wine I was doing it to save my life. Self-care, self-awareness, and self-realization are not what I expected to find when I stopped drinking, I just stopped because I had to. I was drinking considerably more than the

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What’s Your Secret to Sobriety?

Secret to Sobriety Fingerprint with dectective

Sometimes we need a gentle nudge to remind ourselves that the path towards sobriety is uniquely ours, like our fingerprints. With ridges, whorls, and loops, your fingerprints are unique to you and can’t be duplicated by me. And whilst you may try to imitate my fingerprints, they are mine alone and not for sale. To

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Breaking the Bond that Tied me Down – Goodbye to Alcohol

I believe we have the power sign -- Breaking the bond that tied me down Say Goodbye to alcohol

I still vividly remember the moment I said GOODBYE to Alcohol. As I poured that evenings first drink I knew I’d drink until I could drink no more, it was practically neat vodka that looked like week tea as it only had a tiny bit of coke in it. This had become my daily ritual.

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