Tag: Community-Support-to-Stop-Drinking

Climbing Mount Sobriety One Step at a Time

Yesterday I faced my fear of a hike that I was worried would be too hard for me. We were invited on this hike by a couple we had never hiked with before. They don’t know how alcohol has damaged my body and I was scared I wouldn’t be able to keep up. At first,

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You Can Do the Hard Things

Nobody is coming to save you . Be your own sober hero

I don’t think I ever fully understood the phrase “the work of sobriety”.  Sobriety seemed a passive process.  By its very nature – you don’t pick up a drink.  You’re NOT doing something.  That’s passive. Maybe that’s why sober didn’t stick last year when I first tried to stop drinking.  I don’t think I fully

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Deadly Procrastination – I’ll Stop Drinking Tomorrow…

sand slipping through hands deadly procastination stop drinking

Procrastination, I swear I could get a masters in it! Here is how my mind worked for years over how to start, stopping drinking. I want to stop drinking or at least to have a healthy cut-off switch with alcohol. I have niether…I could blame it on an extremely stressful life the last 3 years

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Alcohol Kept Me Small – Thoughts on Becoming O.K. or Recovery Through Forgiveness

I am 8 months sober today and could not be happier with my decision. I started a new job and am having trouble learning how to balance a 40 hour work week with being a mom. Still, I am so thankful. I know if I were still drinking I would have never applied to this

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