Tag: Alcohol

Sobriety Offers Everything that Alcohol Promised – Except the Hangover!

Painted Face Sobriety offers Everything that Alcohol Promised

Sobriety Offers Everything that Alcohol Promised? That is a quote that I had taped on the wall next to my computer when I was first trying to stop drinking. I got the quote from a blog called Unpickled and I prayed that it was true. I hated the idea of being sober. Drinking was just

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How to Stop Drinking – Make This the Week That Your Sobriety Takes Off

Woman shooting arrow- Make this the week that you stop drinking

Five years ago I found myself desperate to stop drinking but not sure how to do it. My drinking had escalated to daily blackout levels at some point in 2008. My justification was stress and loneliness. The combination of being a single parent, a high-pressure job and the 2-hour daily commute made me feel trapped

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How Do You Stay Sober When Your Friends Encourage You to Drink?

Don't Stop The Party! Are your Friends Making it Hard for you to stay sober

At five years openly sober I have friends and family who still unwittingly try to enable me to drink. They don’t mean to hurt me. They want the best for me. But to them, the best thing for me is being able to drink when I want to and stop when I want to, and

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