Tag: Community-Support-to-Stop-Drinking

My Beautiful Mind at 1,000 days Sober

Painted woman's face

I can’t remember ever aspiring to be sober. The word sober always seemed sad and dull and heavy to me. When I was young, when I was checking out adults to see which type I’d like to become, the sober adults seemed rather stiff. I was either told that they couldn’t drink because they had

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Top Ten Wonderful Things You'll Miss This Weekend if You Don’t Drink

10. Alternating licking salt from some portion of your anatomy (or your date’s) with shots of tequila. 9. Selling large short uncovered contracts on cattle futures. 8. Performing a karaoke to Eminem’s “Lose Yourself”, a song that you have never heard. 7. Sharing way, WAY too much on Facebook. 6. Coming up with an idea

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One Glass won't Hurt

I’ve been thinking a bit about the “one glass of wine won’t hurt” syndrome. For me, that was the final rationalization that I had to kick out the door to stay sober. Over the years that I’ve participated in an online community of people trying to stop drinking and stay alcohol-free, I have seen so

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Coming Out Sober

Coming Out Sober BOOM Community Rethink the Drink

I’m a bit over a year sensationally sober and it’s time to COME OUT! The stigma and shame surrounding alcoholism made privacy and anonymity crucial to my success in my first year , but at some point, those of us who have managed to stay alcohol-free for long enough to feel solid, need to stand

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