Category: Sober Perspective

Falling In Love With the Work of Sobriety as Personal Activism – With Reflections on the Words of John Lewis

Love Falling in Love with Sobriety as personal Activism

John Lewis, long time civil rights activist and career public servant was memorialized yesterday in Atlanta by former United States President Obama, Clinton, and Bush. Former President Jimmy Carter, at age 95, sent a statement that was read aloud. These were the last word that John Lewis shared before his death on July 17. It

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Surrender and Empower – Emotional Sobriety

Hand catching feather surrender and empower emotional sobriety

I’ve been thinking a lot about control; what it means in relation to my mental health, my behaviors and my drinking. In the past, whenever life felt “out of control” for me, I chose to drink. The anxiety, frustration and fear that bubbled up inside of me when I didn’t have control over things, made

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Tales of a High-Functioning Drinker Told to My Newly Sober Self

Woman Typing at Computer Telling Tales of a High-Functioning Alcoholic Told to My Newly Sober Self

Today I’m 100 days sober – WOW!! It’s been 100 days of not calling myself an alcoholic, but rather consciously celebrating being alcohol-free! 100 days of working my sobriety so differently than I expected. 100 days of being courageous and opening myself to new ideas. 100 days of sharing the journey with people like me. People who

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