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Tag Archive: sobriety

Four Years of Sobriety School and the Lessons Continue

126,230,400 seconds 2,103,840 minutes 35,064 hours 1460 days 4 years That is how long I have been sober today (well yesterday). Wow. July 11, 2015 marks four years of sobriety. I am proud… Continue reading

Good Addictions vs. Bad Addictions

ad·dic·tion noun \ə-ˈdik-shən, a-\ a strong and harmful need to regularly have something (such as a drug) or do something (such as gamble) an unusually great interest in something or a need to… Continue reading

What I Might Do Instead of Go To The Bar

I thought when I got sober my life was going to be one big snooze-fest.  Boring.  After nearly 3.5 years sober, I have found that to be an un-truth.  A storyline of boredom… Continue reading

3 Years | 1,096 Days | 26,310 Hours | And a Whole Lot of Minutes!

That is how long my blood has been free from drugs and alcohol.  Today marks my 3 year sobriety birthday…or anniversary as they say on the East Coast. I feel pretty darn grateful… Continue reading

How Sobriety Led Me To Veganism

com·pas·sion kəmˈpaSHən noun  sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.  “the victims should be treated with compassion” Prior to getting sober, I truly didn’t understand the meaning of compassion.… Continue reading

Everywhere I Look, A Bar Says……..Come Hither.

I moved to New York City in October 2014 from Los Angeles, and instantly loved the energy…and the convenience of walking through the city to get to most destinations.  No more driving on… Continue reading

Lesbian Sober Love!

News Alert:  Jodi Foster is giving up the booze for love! Alexandra Hedison has been sober for over a decade…Go Alexandra!  You all remember her from the Lword….and her hot steamy affair with Rachel Shelley,… Continue reading

The Alcoholic Smokescreen

I relate to this poster so much!  It’s perfect!  I remember those drinking days.  Feeling insecure and not good enough. Feeling fearful…a fraud that someone was going to find out about.  The drink… Continue reading

Flying Saucer Eyes

As Thom Yorke says in his song “Atoms For Peace” No more going to the dark side with your flying saucer eyes No more falling down a wormhole that I have to pull… Continue reading

Dear Emotions, Stop Dictating My Life!

There is this thing called Emotional Sobriety.  It can be a confusing term for some.  Does it mean being happy, joyous, and free?  Not exactly.  Emotional Sobriety is not so much about how one… Continue reading