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9 Months Sober Today

9 Months Sober Today

The past 9 months have felt like running into the apocalypse with open arms. The people, places, and things I used to call home have all but disappeared — some by choice, some not. Today, I stand at the precipice of an exciting new adventure I could not be ...MORE
Turning Pain to Purpose in Recovery

Turning Pain to Purpose in Recovery

Sober from opiates and ecstasy for 16 years. Sober from alcohol for 3 and a half years. Codependency recovery for 7 years. Sexual abuse recovery for 7 years. Grief recovery for 3 years. The latest: Endometriosis recovery for 6 months. If there’s anything I learned in recovery it is that ...MORE
Sobriety – With All I Got…

Sobriety – With All I Got…

I grew up in a wonderful home. Both of my parents were loving and nurturing; my mother was the librarian at my elementary school and my father was the local beat cop for our area. I was too young to remember fully but mom drank, drank so much that ...MORE
10 Year Addiction – Conquered!

10 Year Addiction – Conquered!

My name is Troy and I've been addicted to Meth for a little over 10 years. It's been a struggle from the jump I've been sober now one week, thanks to my Fiancé who has been a blessing to me and is still by my side through 3 relapses ...MORE
7 Years Sobriety and Still Learning!

7 Years Sobriety and Still Learning!

7 years sober and still learning everyday! You must stay focused on who you want to be and put one foot in front of the other! The moment you put others first and yourself last is when you are truly appreciate life. Now I have a truly wonderful life ...MORE
7 Years of Sobriety!

7 Years of Sobriety!

Today due to the rad community meetings I attend and following the suggestions given freely to me, I got to celebrate 7 years of sobriety! I have embraced my inner nerd and have learned to love myself for who I am. I could not have done it without my ...MORE
4 Months Sober!!

4 Months Sober!!

I am Pat. Sober four months this week 10/26/17. Grateful and so happy for my new tools for living and this new lease on life. Today is already looking like an amazing sober day! ...MORE
Alcohol Sobriety – Karly

Alcohol Sobriety – Karly

Hi guys! Today is my one year sober from alcohol! It’s incredible how much better I feel mentally and physically. I used to beat myself up after a blackout and decided my best bet was to cut alcohol out completely. ...MORE
My Addiction – Prescription Drugs

My Addiction – Prescription Drugs

Chris Boutté is a mental health and addiction advocate check out his vlog about prescription drug addiction. He is a contributor to Sober Movement through his YouTube channel: The Rewired Soul. Be sure to check out his channel and give him some love by hitting that subscribe button! --- Instagram: TheWiredSoul YouTube: ...MORE
The Ultimate Rock Bottom of Christmas

The Ultimate Rock Bottom of Christmas

For fifty plus years I enjoyed celebrating Christmas mornings with my family. I had never pictured myself waking and spending a morning in a residential rehab facility, let alone Christmas morning. My three kids at home with their mother, and where is dad? Rehab! That morning I thought to myself ...MORE
Sober is Seriously Fashionable!

Sober is Seriously Fashionable!

When was the last time you were properly on trend? Ahead of the curve? Finger on the pulse? For me, it was probably back in the late eighties, when I was an early adopter of the leg warmer, fingerless black lace gloves and the puff ball skirt. I've made ...MORE
Alcohol and Breast Cancer

Alcohol and Breast Cancer

I used to love Autumn. Falling leaves, woollies and mittens, Bonfire night and Halloween....But then, almost exactly two years ago, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and Autumn's never been the same since. Now the fallen leaves remind me of standing in the local park, howling like a mad ...MORE
Withdrawals

Withdrawals

Consequences of anxiety, sweating, confusion, nausea, vomiting, and even death are just some of the few reasons to become and stay sober. Of course nobody looking at an intoxicant thinks of the withdrawals, but they are very real. Recovering addicts around the world have experienced withdrawals in all forms ...MORE