First 90 Days of Sobriety Revisited..

A GLANCE BACKWARD AFTER 2+ YEARS OF SOBRIETY & LESSONS LEARNED I have been reading some journal entries and drafted blog posts I wrote during the first 90 days of my sobriety. I remember well the clarity, determination and clearheadedness I felt. The beginning of sobriety is actually very simple in terms of priorities, life was…

Sobriety Blog…Blog For Sobriety!

I think that everyone should ‘Blog For Sobriety’. Really! I mean I honestly don’t think I would have made it this far without my blog. That may sound really stupid to some people but it has helped to keep me accountable and I think it has helped a few other people out there as well as it being…

A Sobriety Story By Debbie – The Effects Of Alcohol On My Personality

Over the course of my drinking career I would go to the AA website and take the AA quiz. At worst I think I rated as a ‘problem drinker’.  I have some reservations about my honesty but at the time I also had a certain idea of how addiction to any substance manifests itself. Alcoholics…

Sober Life Is Good

Life really is good without alcohol. Life is good. I feel like I am waking up from a really long dream. It seems unreal that I actually lived that way for so long. It is a strange but liberating feeling. I am finally free from the crap of alcoholism. Sobriety will have its challenging days, I…

One Sober Alcoholic- What It Was like Year One

I came across the ‘One Sober Alcoholic’ blog a while ago, then again today, it must be a sign! Either way, I enjoy the writings of this author. Today’s post is about her first year of sobriety which is an interesting read. You can read the post titled “What it was like: Year One” at One…

Alcohol And Smoking Are Key Causes For Bowel Cancer

Another reason to quit drinking alcohol! Source; The George Institute A new global study has found that lifestyle risk factors such as alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking are important risk factors for bowel cancer. Researchers have shown that people who consume the largest quantities of alcohol (equivalent to > 7 drinks per week) have 60%…

Another Alcohol Recovery Success Story

This is a great alcohol Recovery Success Story titled ‘Back From The Bottle’. Very encouraging and inspiring. Source: (AbbyNews) By Vikki Hopes Roger Hoekstra gazed out the window on a dark snowy night, grabbed his beer from the table next to him and made the decision to leave his family. “Their life will get better…

Sobriety Quote Of The Day

Have the will to be successfully sober! “The difference between the successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will” Vince Lombardi

Protein Involved in Addiction Changes Brain Circuitry

When I was growing up, I don’t ever remember being told of the risk of alcoholism. It was just an accepted fact that people drank and some could handle it while others could not. I find it encouraging that we see headlines such as these in today’s world. Here is an article from Health Day…

My Sobriety Journey – Reflections Of A Year Ago

After giving up drinking alcohol and approaching my first year of sobriety, I often wonder if it has been worth it and if I have really changed for the better. For the most part, sobriety has been a real eye opener and an amazing journey of self discovery. It has felt so good not to experience the…

Sobriety Quote Of The Day

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life has strengthened me. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you” Walt Disney

Sobriety Quote Of The Day – Alcohol Recovery

Ever since I quit drinking alcohol, I have really enjoyed sobriety quotes and affirmations. I wouldn’t say that they change everything in your world but they sure can help to give you perspective, pick you up when you feel down or challenge you to try and live a little differently and for the better. I…

Anti-Addiction Pill for Alcoholics

I have just seen a very interesting article on CNN about Anti-Addiction pills for alcoholics. Check it out on CNN: Anti-Addiction Pill for Alcoholics   I hope you find this interesting! Let me know your opinion on Anti-Addiction drugs and if you think they work or not. Have you tried them? Share your success stories…

18 Ways To Help You Stay Sober

First you quit drinking, and then you need to stay sober. Here are 18 ways to help you stay sober. Walk and exercise daily Write in a journal frequently, read Journal Writing To Stay Sober Confide in your family and friends. Tell them you want to stay sober and you need their help Join a…

Sobriety Books – Cooked in LA by Paul Cook

Sobriety books are priceless.  When you quit drinking alcohol, there is nothing better than reading about someone who has successfully overcome alcohol addiction. It is so inspiring for the reader and so courageous of the author. Since I quit drinking alcohol, I have spent hours pouring over the Internet and sobriety books looking for answers,…

Inspiration For Sobriety

Life is full of so much that we have yet to discover, life is ours to create what we want. We can obtain it, through our thoughts and visions and our definite actions, there really are no limits other than the ones that we create in our own mind. Yes bad things happen and they…

What Do You Want Out Of Life?

Giving up alcohol is a life changing decision. Once you quit drinking, there are going to be one of three outcomes. You will either relapse, become a dry drunk or create a new life for yourself. It is obvious that you do not want to relapse and go back to the bottle. Becoming a dry…

Give up Alcohol and Cure Your Anxiety

Nearly seven months after giving up alcohol, I am practically free of panic and anxiety. Over the seventeen years that I spent drinking alcohol I suffered miserably from what I thought was some kind of panic disorder. I had huge trouble socializing while I was sober. Every day activities such as traveling on public transport, going shopping…