Tag: #alcohol-free

Learning Self-Care in Early Sobriety

What is Self-Care and why is it such a Big Deal ? When you stop drinking, it’s important to learn some genuine self-care techniques or you risk finding yourself in a place where you reach for a bottle, because the way you’ve often been encouraged to care for yourself, is to drink. Almost every person

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Sobriety is the Best Kept Secret

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This is a picture of me in my sober badass shoes. My daughter took the picture a few years ago to help me tell a story. I don’t usually sit around in my back yard wearing cutoff shorts and high heels. Usually, I’m barefoot! But this day was special! I’ll tell you more about that

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Alcohol Use is a Spectrum

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A “Alcoholic” is an unhelpful L label for people and it C causes a lot of upset. When trying to O overcome many obstacles and H heal their lives, people feel almost O Ostracized, why should that be? L Lots of people have alcohol issues and we need to U understand this could include S

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Exempted from the Hangover Club

When I start to think I need a drink There’s too much stress Isn’t the problem that I feel I need it?There’s the warning right thereSo I need to heed it If I don’t listen I won’t need to hide itImbibe itLie about itCrave itWaste money on itI’ll be free of it’s clutches  If I learn to walk

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Welcome Back Baby

Trust your gutIf you feel something is wrong It’s because it usually is I thought I’d be fine Past all the booze temptation Of the supermarket situation  I was kinda wrong There was the same old bottle Waiting Like it had been there all along  I ventured forth with strength of willPicked it up, examined it until I felt it’s pullA sarcastic,

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