Category: Zen Garden

The Trick To Quit Drinking is to Never Quit Quitting

Childrens Drawaing - Never Give Up The trick to quit drinking is to never quit quitting

Once alcohol got its claws in me, I definitely drank compulsively. I knew I didn’t want to drink. I thought all the time about how much I didn’t want to drink. I swore I would never, ever drink again. Then I drank and drank and drank like all the booze in the world was somehow

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Sobriety is Not a Magic Pill

Magic Pill Sobriety

I think it’s safe to say that many people who misuse alcohol are looking for a “quick fix.” That is certainly true in my case. Uncomfortable emotions? Drink. Messy house stressing me out? Drink. Job not going well? Drink. More bills than money? Drink. Want to have fun? Drink. Of course, we all know how

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Questioning Labels

question Mark Questioning lable alcoholic

Am I an Alcoholic?  I can’t even tell you how many times I Googled that question over the years. That and, “Do I have an alcohol problem?” I didn’t want to be an “alcoholic.” I didn’t want to have a “problem”. I didn’t want to be thought of as someone who couldn’t control herself. I

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