Tag: Recovery

It’s Simple but not Easy – Perspective from 165 Days of Sobriety

How I managed to get 165 days of sobriety under my belt. It’s simple really: I have wanted to be sober more than I wanted to be drunk. I have had to fight through the initial physical cravings and have had to fight against the psychological ones. There was a constant fight against myself, the

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How Does it FEEL to Go Sober?

Theater Masks- How does it FEEL to go sober

There are many articles online about what to expect physically when you stop drinking. This article, Stages of Alcohol-Withdrawal , is excellent and we recommend it to all new members who join our online community Boom Rethink the Drink. One of the things that is easy to forget when you have been sober for years, is how

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The Sober Journey off the Shame Train and onto the Freedom Trail

When we begin our sobriety journey, we are often ready to jump onto the Shame train. Let’s derail that train and escape, for right next to the Shame Train, there is a Freedom Trail. Look, I get it.  Now that we are alcohol-free, our mistakes from the past are no longer wiped down by the

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