Tag: sober-perspective

Sparking Joy in the Mundane

Have you ever noticed how many hours of our lives we spend on the mundane? Loading the dishwasher. Cooking uninspired meals that feed our bodies but not our souls. The whole production required to make dirty clothes clean. Dusting. Every day we either dedicate hours to these tasks, or don’t… and suffer the consequences.  What

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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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