Category: books

  • Join Us! for 100 Days of Change

    Join Us! for 100 Days of Change

    While binge-listening to the SINCE RIGHT NOW podcast, I found myself absorbed in one called “100 Pedals”. It was about the program you’ll find at 100pedals.com. A program that began after its founder Dave received news that his youngest 20-something son was addicted to heroin, homeless, and in legal trouble. This always-on-top-of-things great dad learned […]

  • Celebrate Arid August with Hope and Energy

    Celebrate Arid August with Hope and Energy

    I might still be stuck in a nightly black-out, binge drinking routine if I hadn’t found the book Drink by Ann Dowsett Johnston. I related to much of Ann’s story of addiction and was inspired by her recovery through Alcoholics Anonymous, but what left the greatest impression on me was her analysis of why so […]

  • My Beautiful Mind at 1,000 days Sober

    My Beautiful Mind at 1,000 days Sober

    I can’t remember ever aspiring to be sober. The word sober always seemed sad and dull and heavy to me. When I was young, when I was checking out adults to see which type I’d like to become, the sober adults seemed rather stiff. I was either told that they couldn’t drink because they had […]

  • A Tonic For Gin.

    A Tonic For Gin.

    Nine years ago I joined Hello Sunday Morning and it changed my life. It may have even saved my life, who knows. My drinking had reached a point where it wasn’t fun anymore and it was hurting my physical health and relationships. I had enough but didn’t know how to stop drinking. HSM provided me […]

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