Category: getting sober

9 Observations on My First 3 Months Sober

Woman in You Can do Anything tee shirt - Represnting 3 months sober and Happily Alcohol Free

This week I celebrate my Three Month Soberversary. I’m 120 days Alcohol Free! Will I be sober forever? Time will tell. I never expected to stop drinking for more than a few days much less be celebrating this landmark. So I thought I would share some insights on what going sober has been like and

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How to Stop Drinking and Stay Sober by Telling Your Story

Four years ago I started this Boozemusings Community as a celebration. I had learned that sharing my story in a private online community, and reading the stories of other people like me, was the key to my stopping drinking. I was 50 years old, technology illiterate, and had never been a writer, but writing, reading,

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How to Stop Drinking – Make This the Week That Your Sobriety Takes Off

Woman shooting arrow- Make this the week that you stop drinking

Five years ago I found myself desperate to stop drinking but not sure how to do it. My drinking had escalated to daily blackout levels at some point in 2008. My justification was stress and loneliness. The combination of being a single parent, a high-pressure job, and the 2-hour daily commute made me feel trapped

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How do You go Sober?

Go Sober- Woman's hands Signalling Stop

When did my off-switch fail-safe break?What’s wrong with this? It would never usually miss Until it did  I was fine for a time I knew when to stopNow all of a sudden I want to drink….. Alot ! It’s like stress and anxiety have overridden common sense And for all the hurt I want wine recompense  What’s going on?What’s

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