Tag: Sobriety

Deadly Procrastination – I’ll Stop Drinking Tomorrow…

sand slipping through hands deadly procastination stop drinking

Procrastination, I swear I could get a masters in it! Here is how my mind worked for years over how to start, stopping drinking. I want to stop drinking or at least to have a healthy cut-off switch with alcohol. I have niether…I could blame it on an extremely stressful life the last 3 years

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Alcohol Kept Me Small – Thoughts on Becoming O.K. or Recovery Through Forgiveness

I am 8 months sober today and could not be happier with my decision. I started a new job and am having trouble learning how to balance a 40 hour work week with being a mom. Still, I am so thankful. I know if I were still drinking I would have never applied to this

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Creating the Journey – It’s in Your Hands

Crumpled paper to paper airplain- creating the journey alcohol-free

I really never thought I could stop drinking after 30 years of daily alcohol excess. I’ve had periods where I’ve drunk less ( less meaning about 6 units on weekday nights!!) but the nightly drinking was still constant even then. Over my entire 30-year drinking career, I have done one Dry January and have had

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The Best Defense Is A Good Offense: Keeping Your Sober Toolbox Full

Sober Tool Box Yes You Can

When I quit drinking in August of 2020, I knew that I had to find a way to make it stick this time. Going back to drinking was absolutely not an option. No matter what I tried, it just kept getting worse and worse, and I was terrified of what would happen if I couldn’t manage to

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