Category: Sober Stories

The Silver Lining In My Pink Cloud

Sober Pink Cloud Quote- Life sn't about waithing for the storm to pass it's about learning to dance in the rain

When I first got sober, the pink cloud of peace and tranquility that many people talk about, was nowhere in sight. I wasn’t feeling jubilant, or triumphant, or free. I was stressed, anxious and overwhelmed. As the weeks went by, I of course started feeling proud that I was staying sober, but mostly all I was

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Breathe and Keep Moving – Gaining Momentum in Early Sobriety

Woman walking into sunrise with suitcase -Momentum in early sobriety

The second time I took physics in college I had a great lab partner, and the simple experiments we did (probability, gravity, refraction, polarization, momentum) fascinated me. I loved the concept of momentum, which is defined in physics as “the tendency of a moving object to keep moving.” The first time I took the course,

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Hearing the Distress Call – How I Finally Quit Drinking

Woman in Distress How I quit Drinking

My body has been calling Mayday for a while now. It’s not that I wasn’t listening. I definitely felt the pain, the sickness, the anxiety. I’m not someone who can ignore my body. I am vigilant and alert to any sign of being “off.” When I got pregnant both times I knew right away, even

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