Tag: Addiction

  • How I Ditched the Dysfunctional Drinking

    How I Ditched the Dysfunctional Drinking

    Have you ever felt like your anticipation of having a drink was greater than the pleasure derived from drinking it? A few years ago, I was drinking too much, too often, and I began to realize I wasn’t enjoying the drinking anymore, and yet I didn’t want to stop. What I wanted was to drink more. […]

  • Tomorrow Starts Today

    Tomorrow Starts Today

    When I first dipped my toe into thinking about stopping drinking, reading quit lit and following the online sobriety community, I had a severe case of the “I’m not THAT bad” syndrome. Comparing myself to others softened my own self doubt and shame. I’m not proud of it, especially now that alcohol has humbled me […]

  • What’s it Like to Live in Sobertown?

    What’s it Like to Live in Sobertown?

    I was recently introduced to a podcast called SOBERTOWN at https://www.sobertownpodcast.com. Who are they at Sobertown? We refer to ourselves as “Sober Warriors” because the fight against addiction is a grisly battle that takes no prisoners. Real people die every day from complications and repercussions of long-term alcohol use, a tragic end that is 100% preventable […]

  • 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 […]

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