Category: Sober Stories

Climbing Mount Sobriety One Step at a Time

Yesterday I faced my fear of a hike that I was worried would be too hard for me. We were invited on this hike by a couple we had never hiked with before. They don’t know how alcohol has damaged my body and I was scared I wouldn’t be able to keep up. At first,

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Breaking the Bond that Tied me Down – Goodbye to Alcohol

I believe we have the power sign -- Breaking the bond that tied me down Say Goodbye to alcohol

I still vividly remember the moment I said GOODBYE to Alcohol. As I poured that evenings first drink I knew I’d drink until I could drink no more, it was practically neat vodka that looked like week tea as it only had a tiny bit of coke in it. This had become my daily ritual.

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Learning to Let Life Happen – Celebrating One Year Sober

Womqan with balloon one year sober

If you are going to stop drinking, you quite simply have to stop drinking, but stopping is not easy. I think the hardest part in my early days of TRYING to quit drinking was the self sabotage, and lying to myself. I remember waking up hungover, full of shame and self-loathing, and thinking to myself

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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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