Sitting at a bar … SOBER!

Three times within the last nine days I have been at a bar and didn't drink. I would in general currently be avoiding bars both to help my sobriety and because of COVID, but we just bought a permanent campsite that has a restaurant and tiki bar on site. We were up there the last …

Six Months Sober

Dec 15th -> June 15th In December or for years before that, the thought of being sober sounded impossible. The act of trying to get sober was .. truly felt like it was impossible. And some how I sit here today... 6 months sober. That is crazy to me. If someone is reading this thinking …

Aware

I'm painfully aware there are 2 full vodka bottles, 2.5 whiskey bottles, a half-a bottle of wine, 2 beers & 2 wine coolers in this house. My friend left the wine coolers here 12/31 (even after I told her I wasn't going to drink them and didn't particularly want them in the house)... "I'll come …

First Weekend

I made it through my first sober weekend... probably in forever. I certainly could not give you a date. Depending on what was going on I'd certainly crave, want, indulge in a Friday night drink(s). And then depending on what was going on just keep going through the weekend. Friday night, leaving work, I need …