Tag: Living-sober

Digging for Buried Treasure?

MY First Alcohol-Free Holiday : Eek, what to expect  Does anyone else feel this way?Booked an all inclusive stayBut not going to let my resolve be swayedSo I’ll quickly list the benefits I seeOf being alcohol-free: I won’t dehydrateWon’t get up too lateTo enjoy the dayI’ll jump in the pool With my active, adventurous children I’ll

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The MAGIC TRICK

There is no magic trick to this. No clever method. You stop drinking alcohol. And you take every day as a new one.And you don’t drink whatever happens. And you read and you do other things.And you live through feeling so very uncomfortable.And you live through feeling so scared and anxious. At first. And you

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Disney Mentality

Yesterday I watched a documentary called Drinking Yourself to Death and it really had me thinking and pondering. It was made in the UK in 2015 and the statistics were all UK. I have to believe things are very similar in the USA. Actually, things seem to have gotten worse these last few years. In

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Break Free of the Staus Quo

I can’t say enough about the inspiration coming from Tama Kieves. She’s not a leader in the recovery movement (her partner is in long-term recovery, however) but she IS a leader in the movement of being who we truly are and all we can be. And the journey she is describing here applies so beautifully and

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