Tag: Sober Curious

  • How I Ditched the Dysfunctional Drinking

    How I Ditched the Dysfunctional Drinking

    Have you ever felt like your anticipation of having a drink was greater than the pleasure derived from drinking it? A few years ago, I was drinking too much, too often, and I began to realize I wasn’t enjoying the drinking anymore, and yet I didn’t want to stop. What I wanted was to drink more. […]

  • Tomorrow Starts Today

    Tomorrow Starts Today

    When I first dipped my toe into thinking about stopping drinking, reading quit lit and following the online sobriety community, I had a severe case of the “I’m not THAT bad” syndrome. Comparing myself to others softened my own self doubt and shame. I’m not proud of it, especially now that alcohol has humbled me […]

  • The Battle to Owning My Life at 4 months Alcohol-Free

    The Battle to Owning My Life at 4 months Alcohol-Free

    [My last day 1- 7:38am on Monday, November 15th, 2021: Shaking of fear, heart throbbing, I dumped the remaining 2/3 of my 1.5L bottle of Folonari Suave white wine down the kitchen sink. And filmed it. Yep, I did. I had to own this.] Today I celebrate 4 months Alcohol-Free  🙌 Gosh oh gosh, where […]

  • 4 Views from 6 Months Sober – Life is Not a Problem to be Solved

    4 Views from 6 Months Sober – Life is Not a Problem to be Solved

    At 6 months sober I’d done loads of hard work and had lots of celebratory I AM SOBER! I AM FREE! moments. Most of us feel like we climb a mountain after emerging from a dark hole in our first few weeks sober, and then if we are lucky, we get to spend some time […]

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