What Being Sober Has Meant to Me by Brenรฉ Brown

What Being Sober Has Meant to Me | Brenรฉ Brown โ€” Read on brenebrown.com/articles/2019/05/31/what-being-sober-has-meant-to-me/ WoW. What a read! Do you ever read something and feel yourself nodding the whole time? That was me as I read this beautiful piece by Brenรฉ just now. This is the first time I have come across her thoughts and … Continue reading What Being Sober Has Meant to Me by Brenรฉ Brown

Two years sober – letโ€™s mark it with a vacation!

Not sure what trained professionals would say about bribing yourself to overcome addictions. But I'm doing it and so far, it's working. 01/01/19 will mark two years since I decided to hang up my drinking hat. My 'reward to self' is a two week holiday in tropical Bali, Indonesia. And here I am! I arrived … Continue reading Two years sober – letโ€™s mark it with a vacation!

Sober lead up to Christmas ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ„

Another year rolls by, but this lead up to Christmas is VERY different. This time two years ago, I was a highly functioning alcoholic. I was getting far too merry and into the pre-Christmas festivities. All across the city, people were having work drinks, Christmas work parties, farewell drinks etc etc etc... and I was … Continue reading Sober lead up to Christmas ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ„

Things that Almost Broke me when I Quit Drinking. Part 2 of 3: Who am I?

Drinking was my hobby. It was my go-to solution when I was happy, sad, celebrating, stressed. Or at least I thought it was a solution. Boy, was I deluded! This delusion stemmed from a lifetime of drinking, living in a high functioning alcoholic society and an upbringing where alcohol supposedly fixed everything. I knew no … Continue reading Things that Almost Broke me when I Quit Drinking. Part 2 of 3: Who am I?