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JOURNAL ENTRY: Thursday 02 July 2015

I realised that I’ve become increasing distracted this last week or so.

In a way this has been a very good thing because I actually feel well. 677 more words


If you stay sober long enough, you will run into yourself

     My sports show was canceled two days ago. Honestly, it felt pretty good. I walked away from it two weeks ago, and to hear it was canceled only validated my decision. 841 more words


"Serenity is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the storm"...

Picture of Jennifer (Recovery Warrior)

Article Written By Dr. Marissa

The average treatment centers for addictions and mental illness can be extremely costly: in fact some costs are close to $1,000 a day.  604 more words

Clarity of Mind (The Sober Life)

By Laura Piquero

I have recently dared some of my friends to meet people under a state of sobriety. I suggested them as an experiment not to meet people “for drinks”, not “for dinner and a cocktail”, “not for movies and a bar”, not for “the beach and some beers” and they too noticed a difference. 686 more words

It taxes me...

Ugh. Every single time I decide to stop drinking, for whatever reason, the universe sends me a test. Sometimes it’s a little test, sometimes it’s a real pain in the ass…and sometimes it tears me down in order to – hell, I don’t even know what. 216 more words


The Many Faces Of Sobriety/Recovery............

I am not an expert in this field per say however I have been with my alcoholic husband for 15 years & I believe that gives me a lot of insight on this disease! 2,156 more words


One year

I made it through the first year. Yesterday was the anniversary, and a surprisingly far day. I reflected a lot on the day a year ago, when I woke up with a four inch bloody wound on my face, fainted and hit my head on my boyfriend’s toolbox. 80 more words