Tag: soberinspiration

Nothing tastes better than sober…

“Nothing tastes better than sober…” Those are the words I heard when I woke up this morning I had an odd experience on Saturday night. I was out at a club after a pretty stressful chain of events, an acquaintance turned to me and said, “Man today has been full on. Seriously. I need a

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There is no Truth

sober reflection

When I was drunk, and in my early years of sobriety, I believed wholeheartedly in ‘the truth’. Now, I’m not so sure. The problem with the word ‘truth’ is that there are as many truths as there are people, because truth, to my mind, is a matter of perspective. I now prefer to deal with

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Walking From Darkness Into Light

person holding candle, related with alcohol recovery

Alcohol wasn’t the problem, it was the solution…life was the problem. Trying to navigate through feelings, memories, emotions, life’s inevitable ups and downs, lack of confidence and PTSD, alcohol was the answer. And it worked. Until it didn’t. I had a very long and twisted relationship with alcohol. It gnawed away at the best of

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Why I do not Drink

The Lizard in the Wall I had dropped a friend off at an appointment and agreed to wait until they were finished. It was going to take a bit of time so I went for a short stroll. I’m not one to walk fast unless it is for exercise. If there is a destination in

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Top Ten Random Tips on having a Great Alcohol-Free Weekend

10, Raise the “barrier” to drinking. Don’t keep alcohol at home. Don’t carry enough cash to buy booze. 9. Don’t skip meals. Eating healthy 3-4 times a day reduces alcohol cravings. 8. Act like you are in charge. Don’t think or talk like a victim, someone who can’t stop drinking. Actually, alcohol is powerless –

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