Tag: Stop drinking

How to Stop Drinking – Make This the Week That Your Sobriety Takes Off

The Journey is on - How to Stop Drinking

When I was in my late 40’s, I found myself desperate to stop drinking but not sure how to do it. I’d seemed to others to be a contented “party girl” for decades, but things were changing for me in middle age. My drinking had escalated to a depressing nightly ritual that I justified as

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Singing the Siren to Sleep – Community Support to Stop Drinking

Woman with Bottle at Sea- singing the siren to sleep community support to stop drinking

I’ll be 7 years sober in March, and I owe that to something I never imagined I would find myself doing. Actively participating in an online community for support to stop drinking. In essence, what we do is a sort of informal private blogging, and it has meant that I have kept track of exactly

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No More Deadly Drinking Games – Enjoying My First Sober Halloween

Deadly Drinking ganes Jack o Lantern

I am excited for my first sober Halloween! I made up a batch of my ginger juice brew today so I am all ready to enjoy the night with a clear head. 🎃 After a slip and a bit of a slide I am starting to get a nice streak of sober days going. My

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“Are You Still Not Drinking?” – How I Quit Drinking and Made Sober Stick!

I was scrolling through headlines yesterday and this jumped out at me, Need for liver transplants due to heavy drinking soared during the pandemic. My first reaction was relief that I quit drinking two years ago and no longer have to worry about whether or not I’m tipping over the line from high functioning, gray

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