Category Archives: Sobriety

28 Days and Sobriety Reflections

I was watching 28 Days, one of my favorite movies, and I think in many ways is a pretty good movie to reflect the experience of addiction. Every time I watch it I feel different about it. When I was struggling with drinking I would watch it and cry so hard. When I first was…

4 Year Sobriety Anniversary

I celebrated four years booze free on Saturday and it was only when I read my post on ViR sharing my two year anniversary to see how far I have come and changed in recovery. It seems like at year 2 I had some shame and concern about sharing my story or experiences with alcohol….

Honesty in Cravings

I have this nagging voice in my head that says -“you can’t post a blog unless it is meaningful, will reach people, is organized, is wonderful, is heart wrenching, yadadadadadadaa.”This voice is paralyzing. I kept thinking that I could only post things on here if they were recovery oriented, inspiring, or insightful. I think I…

Sober in New Orleans

I went to Mardi Gras in 2004 before Katrina. I stayed for a week, and experienced absolutely everything there is to experience! I drank my way through it, carried the slushy drinks, had hurricanes at Pat O’Briens, went to a strip club, and accumulated a million beads. I honestly can only recall a total of…

2 Year Sobriety Anniversary

I am not sure at what point I will feel comfortable sharing my story about my addiction path with alcohol. I am honest, direct, and open about my struggles with eating disorders, and yet I cannot find the internal support of self to be this open with regards to alcohol. I believe it has to…

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