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

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?

Things that Almost Broke me when I Quit Drinking. Part 1 of 3: Setting Personal Boundaries.

Inspired by your comments, feedback and ideas over the past 12 months, this is part 1 in a 3 part series. The purpose of this series is to confront the three things that almost broke me after I made the decision to quit drinking, 17 months ago. Here in part 1, I share my struggle … Continue reading Things that Almost Broke me when I Quit Drinking. Part 1 of 3: Setting Personal Boundaries.