Tag: Alternatives-to-AA

How I Overcame my Fear of Sober Forever

Walking on Tracks to Sober Forever

When I first stopped drinking I was troubled by the idea of sober forever. I hated the thought that I would have to attend meetings, work steps and think about not drinking, or work to stay sober, forever. At the time though, I was actually thinking about drinking every day from sun-up till sun-down .

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Stories that Save

There must be a way To clear thoughts of alcohol From ruining my day Distraction Action Stay busy Not dizzy With too many cravings  Think of the savings I’ve so far madeBy letting alcohol just fadeGone from my sometimes daily routine A more relaxed scene  Happier dreams A better future for usGuess I just follow the process and trust Stay connected Stay reflectedPositively affected By

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Off the Hamster Wheel – Looking Back to 9 months Alcohol-Free !

Well, I’ve hit the 9-month sober milestone! Me! She who ‘needed’ alcohol as her reward every night. She who felt shite every day. She who’s life was so wrapped around the social ‘benefits’ of alcohol she couldn’t see what it was doing to her and her life and family. The restrictions it was placing on

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Using Alcohol to Control Anxiety

Anxiety and Alcohol

If you think about it logically everyone who drinks alcohol for the very first time and continues to drink it over the following years drinks it for one simple reason and that is to change their brain patterns with a drug. Maybe a small change, maybe a large change. But we put alcohol (or any

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Care to Party Sober?

Young woman on crowd at concer

Does alcohol steal your fun?Or leave you with the excitement of a night just begun? At the end of the night, Did you witness a fight?When you went “out out”,Did you hear people shout? Did you have fun? Or try this one:When you had drunk too much And someone tried to touch,you inappropriately And you lost your phone and house

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