Tag: alcohol-free-life

ALCOHOL PART 1, 2, 3 and 4

You have to trust the person that on day one knew it was the right choice to put down the drink

ALCOHOL PART 1 Over many years I was slowly sucked into papering over the thoughts in my head and the cracks in my life with the thought changing drug called alcohol. My growing dependence on my crutch was so subtle and so insidious that by the time I realised I was seriously trapped I couldn’t

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Don’t Drown in Pandemic Drinking – Lock the Alcohol Out

Red Door Pandemic Drinking

I read an article in the Los Angeles Times that made me extra grateful I decided to stop drinking when the pandemic lockdowns started last spring. The article was titled – As alcohol abuse rises amid pandemic, hospitals see a wave of deadly liver disease – The implications about pandemic drinking are terrifying–and the patients

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Evolving From my First Sober Christmas – Anger, Nature & Miracles

I’ll never forget my first sober Christmas. It’s a tough gig being sober in the Christmas season! I think a lot of us are feeling triggered by all the booze around at this time of year : social media, commercials, posters, parties, stacks and stacks of booze at the end of supermarket aisles. And then

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How Does it FEEL to Go Sober?

Theater Masks- How does it FEEL to go sober

There are many articles online about what to expect physically when you stop drinking. This article, Stages of Alcohol-Withdrawal , is excellent and we recommend it to all new members who join our online community Boom Rethink the Drink. One of the things that is easy to forget when you have been sober for years, is how

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