Remind Yourself Of Who You Truly Are

I think we all need to remind ourselves of just how unique we are and celebrate our accomplishments I remind myself that I am a pretty amazing human being who has lived a very versatile, and interesting life. I remind myself that I am a devoted mother who always puts her kids first and loves them…

Reddit Post

Just read this on Reddit, it is by someone just like me….6 years sober! He writes about his sobriety and yours. Read it here, you can also join the Reddit “stopdrinking” to contact with others in the same lane as you. I just passed my 6th year mark, without checking I don’t know the exact…

Why We Get Sober

Why we get sober We get sober because we can no longer live with the consequences of alcohol We get sober because we are hurting ourselves and can not bear it anymore We get sober because we hurt other people We get sober because being an alcoholic has become unbearable We get sober because deep…

The Best Free E-Books About Addiction and Recovery

How to get free e-books There are some great Free e-books about sobriety, addiction and recovery on the Internet. Your local library is another good option. My preference for consuming content is on my Ipad and Ipod and a laptop, the one I recommend the most is an Ipod or Iphone because of the podcasts and…

Sobriety and a Flash of Insight

I had a flash of insight today. The last month and a half have been pretty rough on me. I have had a lot of depression and anxiety during this part of my sobriety and recovery, more so than I am used to these days. I have also experienced a few life changes and I had a…

Being Sober Changing Your Life

There comes a time in your life when you need to make a change and decide on a new path. I have gone through many changes in my life. Giving up alcohol, having babies, losing a job, moving home and the list goes on. Right now I am at a crossroads in my life, and I define…

2 Years Sober…Mind works..

My mind is going through some kind of memory dump, as I sit here at work (2 years sober), my mind is bringing to me thoughts and memories of the past, they just come to me like small bolts of lightening, then they are gone, nothing too scary but just people, places, and events from my past….

Rick Warren, Money, Sobriety, Christianity, Life..

I am baring everything right now whether it makes sense or not..I am reading Rick Warren’s book ‘The Purpose Driven Life’, I love it and it triggers this urge within me to write and try and make sense of what I am feeling. In fact, this is what sobriety has been about for me; trying…

Sobriety..Get Your Brain Working…

Get Your Brain Working – These are some of the things that help me..  Buy a desk calendar with a daily activity to get you thinking about something that interests you; crosswords, poems, trivia, sports etc Sign up for a daily devotional email to reaffirm your faith and to start the day off on the…

Sobriety Book by Louis Gossett

A celebrity alcoholic and drug addict: At age 68 Louis Gossett got sober from alcohol and drugs. This prooves that it is never too late to start over in life. Here is a article from WKAR about his story and a new book on alcoholism that he recently published; LOS ANGELES (Reuters)/WKAR– He was not born on…

Sobriety and Laughter – A Thought For Today

Today I thought back to the early days of my sobriety, when practically everything seemed difficult. I remember thinking that I found it hard to laugh. This may sound strange but seriously, it was not easy for me to laugh naturally. For so long, my laughs were spurred by being tipsy or drunk, it is…

Two Years Sober – What is it like?

June 1, 2010 I have nearly completed two years of sobriety. To sum them both up; year 1 was hell, and year 2 has been the best year of my life since I was about 6 years old. Not only am I nearly 2 years sober but I am happier more days than I am…

51 Things You Should Know About Recovery by Patrick Meninga

I would love to take credit for this post, but actually my friend Patrick Meninga wrote it. Patrick is the creator and writer of Spiritual River, a website about overcoming addiction. I owe part of my sobriety to Patrick. It was the many insightful, knowledgeable and practical posts on Spiritual River that helped me in the days…

Sobriety Bible – Rules to live by

Rules to live by “And you must love the lord your God, with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind and all your strength. The second is equally important; love your neighbor as yourself. No other commandments are greater than these” Jesus – Mark 12:29 But the gateway to life is very narrow…

Christian Sobriety Music

If you are sober or thinking about getting sober, here is another valuable tool for your sobriety kit; Klove radio station. Listen to Christian Sobriety Music. Listen to Klove radio station in the car, at work or at home. The songs are so inspiring. If somebody recommended this to me a few years ago, I would have laughed. But…

Alcoholism, Sobriety, And The Bible, or My Sobriety Bible

Welcome to Sobriety and the Bible, or my Sobriety Bible! This is a new avenue for me. It surprises me in some ways but it excites me too. I have been sober for 18 months; I did not join a specific alcohol recovery group, instead, I have researched Women for Sobriety, A.A, and creative methods…

21 Things To Do When You Get Sober

I am fast approaching two years of sobriety. Not too shabby for someone whose life revolved around alcohol for seventeen years. Based on my experience throughout this time, I have put together a list of twenty one things to do when you get sober that will benefit every newly sober person. Some items in this list will help…

Eric Clapton, Alcoholism, Christianity And Sobriety..

A celebrity alcoholic: Eric Clapton; This article is not new but is interesting…Here is an extract from ChristianityToday.com As Clapton’s legend grew, so too did his destructive behaviors. Within a year of his conversion he became addicted to heroin, kicked it, but moved on to alcohol, sexual promiscuity, and a string of failed relationships. “Bad choices…

DJ AM Adam Goldstein And Sobriety

I don’t know a whole bunch about DJ AM but I have followed him a little over the past years mainly because he was in various celebrity magazines. I admired the fact that he openly admitted his history with drugs and seemed to be free of addiction and well able to live a life of…