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nothing a mini banana split can't fix

I almost cried on the way home last night – I wanted a drink so badly it hurt.  But, instead I stopped at the grocery store and bought vanilla bean ice cream, bananas, peanuts, hot fudge and whipped cream.   17 more words


I amaze myself :)  Day 104 – where did the time go?  Back in October, November, December, January – all those months I wanted to quit SO badly but just could not lessen the grip I had on the proverbial bottle.   179 more words

Am I an Alcoholic?

Am I an alcoholic? There is something about the word that made me always think of sad old dirty people. Not me , surely. I remember in school a woman from AA came and spoke to us. 874 more words

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I wanted to say thank you to those who respond with a comment to my posts.  It’s ever so nice to read them all.  I must apologize though for my not replying in return. 103 more words

steady as she goes

I would estimate that the percentage of people who are blogging (not just for our sobersphere) because they are or want to become writers is 80%.   286 more words

Wearing your underwear on the outside

This is what being sober feels like to me. I have nothing to hide behind, no cloak of protection, no naughty vampire lover to accompany me on an outing and whisper irreverent comments in my ear. 997 more words

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Alcohol and Extraversion

Isn’t it funny how drinking makes us extraverted.

I have a totally “lay” understanding of the brain but I remember how I used to describe the brain functions to a class of students I tutored and used the example of what happens when we drink and get drunk. 766 more words

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