Tag: long-term-sobriety

Beyond the Boredom and Shame

Etc... Sober so effing boring

So Effing Boring… 2526.260 That’s how many days I’ve been sober. What will stay with me are the memories of the shame and boredom of early recovery. It’s a long time, but not long enough, because it is my aim never to take a drink again. I really never should say never, but with some

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Feeling Everything

When I drank I didn’t know why. I didn’t like who I became when I drank. I didn’t like how I felt after I drank. I didn’t like how I drank once I started. I could go for a month sober maybe and then when I drank I drank daily. So I could go for

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