Category: getting sober

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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Sobriety is the Best Kept Secret

Woman chainsaw dog garden

This is a picture of me in my sober badass shoes. My daughter took the picture a few years ago to help me tell a story. I don’t usually sit around in my back yard wearing cutoff shorts and high heels. Usually, I’m barefoot! But this day was special! I’ll tell you more about that

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Breaking Free

Change is hard. Most of us associate change with control. Controlling our appetites. Controlling our impulses. Ten or so years ago, when I found myself desperate to stop drinking, the first book I reached for was Allen Carr’s Easyway to Control Alcohol. Those Big Letters across the front CONTROL- ALCOHOL That book did not do

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Why Do I Feel Like I’ll Die Without a Drink ?

For people who are physically dependent on alcohol, not drinking can be dangerous. If you are dependent and stop drinking without medical supervision you can die. But that is very rare. It is actually considerably more common for people to die because they continue drinking. The vast majority of people who need to stop drinking

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