Category: How I Stopped Drinking

How I Overcame my Fear of Sober Forever

Walking on Tracks to Sober Forever

When I first stopped drinking I was troubled by the idea of sober forever. I hated the thought that I would have to attend AA meetings and work to stay sober forever. At the time though, I was actually thinking about drinking every day from sun-up till sun-down. I went through most days regretting how

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From Sober Curious to Sober Courageous

Courageous woman on Tight rope

A post in our online community about the keys to sobriety got me thinking about courage. I wrote something about courage as a key to being sober in my comment and then stumbled across this in Haruki Murakami’s book, The Wind-up Bird Chronicle : “Curiosity can bring guts out of hiding at times, maybe even

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No More Hangovers No More Shame

Woman walikng away from Hang overs

She thought how many months and years ago she woke for the final time like that…. the hangover… the shame … How cruel, how harsh they are, she’d thought. A picture, a video, – showing a tormented soul.The person looks like her but she doesn’t recognise them.Her aura is broken, shattered by her liquid friend.Harsh

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Sharing the Keys to Getting and Staying Sober

Key to Getting Sober

Lately I’ve come to realize that you really do have to do the work to stay sober.  Everybody does that differently, but I find that reading about everything & anything, all things sober, is really helping.  This sober life, getting sober and the work I’m doing to stay sober, reminds me a lot of when

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