How do you stay sober? There’s getting sober and then staying sober, and the two are a differnt beast. In the past, I spent way too much time arguing with myself about whether or not to have a drink. I was stuck in an endless debate, and I was exhausted by it. Sick and tired
Category: Sober Perspective
I saw a Twitter discourse on the “lie” and glamorization of addiction in the Queen’s Gambit. People I really admire and respect in the online sobriety community are challenging the portrayal of alcoholism in the popular Netflix series. They want to know: How is this untarnished youth and beauty alcoholism? Where is the weight gain?
But today I WON! I am sitting comfortably in my recliner. This is the site of MANY a drunken weekend, yet today, I am drinking sparkling cider from a crystal champagne glass. I am celebrating a victory. I came THISCLOSE to kicking the fuckit bucket this afternoon. Why? I got angry. Like, really angry. It
One day at a time. Whoever figured that out needs a street named after them, because it’s a critical concept for me as I go along with this new alcohol-free life. Moving in and out of my mind are thoughts of forever, as in, can I do sober forever? Never drink again? Is this me