Tag: self-awareness

  • Just Don’t Drink ?

    Just Don’t Drink ?

    Several times in the past few years, I made a resolution to stop drinking alcohol and to work hard at staying sober. I put my foot down with myself and said “Just Don’t Drink!” But after a few weeks or even days, I gave in to the call of the alcohol. I had worked very […]

  • What Will Life Look Like If I Stop Drinking Today?

    What Will Life Look Like If I Stop Drinking  Today?

    There is a quote that I read in my first few months sober that said quite simply– “If you’re going to stop drinking you have to stop drinking” — seemingly obvious right? But somehow it seems to be the hardest thing in the world for so many good people. Have you ever felt trapped by […]

  • Stepping Out From Under the Influence

    Stepping Out From Under the Influence

    I used to look in the mirror the morning after a binge drinking session with heart palpitations and my head pounding, glazed eyes looking dully back demanding that ALCOHOL DOES NOTHING FOR ME! My problem with drinking and addiction, which stemmed from trying to numb trauma, didn’t really set in for me until I was […]

  • The Truth Behind my Façade – Resetting my Sober Motivation

    The Truth Behind my Façade – Resetting my Sober Motivation

    6 months ago my drinking was out of control and had completely taken over my life. To say I was motivated to go sober is without question. Here’s the thing though – my motivation to get sober was through the roof but not in a positive or formative way. My motivation to stop drinking and […]

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