Tag: How to Stop Drinking

There is no drug Sweeter than my Sobriety

Sober Curious No More ! There it is 100 Days Alcohol-Free ! Well you could have knocked me over with a feather. I didn’t plan to quit drinking until the day it happened, instantly upon reading the article here, Guide to the first month of Sobriety….For the Sober Curious. It was the first time I had

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Surprised to be Loving Life Alcohol-Free

Boom. 100 days Alcohol-Free. There it is. When I started this sober journey, I was shooting for a 30-day “alcohol reset.” But I made it to 30 days and figured, why not keep going? I had made it to 45 days last fall, how about I shoot for 46 days so I could set a

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Sobriety is Never Owned, it’s Rented

I am 77 Years old and have been consuming alcohol for some 60 odd years, over this period in many occupations and circumstances I have been – not realising it – slowly but surely – sliding down the throat of a Pitcher plant. Just like a fly, the further down the throat you slide, the

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Decide. Survive. Then Thrive.

Today marks 200 days alcohol free for me. “Listen,” he said. “It’s important. We are all. Free. To do. Whatever. We choose. To do.” – paraphrased from Richard Bach, Illusions. It’s 200 days alcohol free for me. During that time, I have not had a single “slip” or “made a mistake” (in relation to alcohol,

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Don’t Slip Away……

This week is the anniversary of my brother’s death. It was 1982, a very long time ago, but my whole perspective on his death changed recently when friends in my on-line community, helped me understand that his death was not a suicide but a drug related accident. It was a quantum shift in my narrative

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