Category: Winged Victory

  • How Do You Help Someone Stop Drinking Before it’s Too Late? What if It’s You?

    How Do You Help Someone Stop Drinking Before it’s Too Late? What if It’s You?

    When I was nearing the point where I had to stop drinking or risk losing myself to alcohol, I turned to my Google bar and searched “what is a high-functioning alcoholic?”. Like many people who develop a potentially life-destroying problem with alcohol, I was able to continue drinking heavily night after night because I am […]

  • The Adventure of Discovery in Recovery – A Podcast with Thoughts on Neuroplasticity in Sobriety

    The Adventure of Discovery in Recovery – A Podcast with Thoughts on Neuroplasticity in Sobriety

    I once thought that if I was going to be successful at staying sober long term, I would have to join Alcoholics Anonymous and work the 12 steps, but as I near the beginning of my 7th-year alcohol- free, I have found that following my own path has meant that rather than “living in recovery” […]

  • How to Enjoy Super Bowl Sunday Alcohol-Free

    How to Enjoy Super Bowl Sunday Alcohol-Free

    Super Bowl Sunday is one of the Biggest challenges of the year for people who have recently stopped drinking. If your friends don’t know you’ve gone sober you may find yourself in an uncomfortable spot deciding how much information to give or not, about why you’re partying alcohol-free. It’s also a challenge that alcohol is […]

  • Singing the Siren to Sleep

    Singing the Siren to Sleep

    I’ll be 7 years sober in March, and I owe that to something I never imagined I would find myself doing, actively participating in an online community for support to stop drinking. The informal private blogging that we do together has encouraged me to keep track of exactly how I’ve felt along the way. Not […]

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