Tag: alcohol-use-disorder

  • Life With Alcohol Was A Rollercoaster and it was Time to Get Off the Ride for Good

    Life With Alcohol Was A Rollercoaster and it was Time to Get Off the Ride for Good

    When I look back to when I was drinking alcohol I picture my body as a car on a wild rollercoaster ride, and alcohol had fastened the seatbelt so tightly around me I couldn’t release it. Truth be told – I didn’t know if I even wanted to take it off…..…… Over the years I’d […]

  • How to Avoid Relapse in Sobriety – You Don’t Have to Slip

    How to Avoid Relapse in Sobriety – You Don’t Have to Slip

    I’ve often heard people say that when you stop drinking it is all but impossible to avoid slipping at some point. The common assumption is that almost everyone will lapse or relapse in sobriety and that can be daunting because most of us work hard to stay alcohol-free. Did you know there are some warning […]

  • What Will Life Look Like If I Stop Drinking Today?

    What Will Life Look Like If I Stop Drinking  Today?

    There is a quote that I read in my first few months sober that said quite simply– “If you’re going to stop drinking you have to stop drinking” — seemingly obvious right? But somehow it seems to be the hardest thing in the world for so many good people. Have you ever felt trapped by […]

  • Follow the Road Home to Yourself

    Follow the Road Home to Yourself

    The HOLIDAY SEASON is upon us. That brilliant, colorful, high-energy marathon of joy and stress between October 31st and January 1st. There is no time of year with more pressure to drink than these two months. If you’re trying to go alcohol-free it can seem impossible, and if you’ve got some sober momentum going it […]

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