Category: staying sober

I Know There’s a Pony in Here Somewhere! Sober Survival Skills

When life gives you excrement Grab that shovel cause there’s a pony in there somewhere! Shovel #1: Quit taking myself so seriously! From a blemish on my face, cooking a mediocre dinner, tripping, zipper down, gossip to bouncing a check, I just knew the world was going to end! I’m so powerful! And when I

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A-Z Reflections on 300 Days Alcohol-Free

Scrable Letters - Reflections on 300 days alcohol-free

I was talking to a good friend on Monday and she told me she finally gave up smoking in January! Cheers my friend. Fantastic. So so happy for you. I told her I haven’t had a drink since April! I’m 300 days Alcohol-Free! ‘Wow really’ says she. ‘Why? I mean you didn’t have a drinking

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Anger Management in Early Sobriety – Facing Your Feelings Alcohol Free

Woman pushing glass anger management in sobriety

Something that hit me pretty hard in early sobriety was anger. Sometimes I’m just MAD as hell. It’s pretty amazing, actually, the amount of anger-energy that comes out of me. Madder than a hornet in a coke can. I’m mad that I can’t just keep moving on through my life as ‘normal’, mad that I’ve

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10 Things I’ve Learned in 100 Days Sober

Woman's feet with flower 10 thionkgs I've learned in 100 days sober

In the future, when I think of 2020, I will think of the weeks I spent alone in a ski resort town. I don’t think I can accurately write about that time because not enough time has passed, but it was August, and I’d been sober for maybe two weeks. There in the mountains I

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