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3 Years Sober!

3 Years Sober!

3 years ago today - After living in denial for years and functioning so that everyone would imagine I was living a normal life, although I was filled with anxiety and self loathing - I was forced to stop drinking and become sober because of an unfavorable liver test. ...MORE
Four Months Sober!

Four Months Sober!

Been clean and sober since 6/26/17, 143 days today. Life is good today with my biggest worry being what I'm going to buy with all this money I'm saving not having to buy dope anymore. God is good!!!!! --- Contributor: Isaac Nigoa ...MORE
5 Months Sober and Loving Life!

5 Months Sober and Loving Life!

On the 16th of June 2017 I'd hit rock bottom. I was exhausted, depressed and helpless. I didn't know where to turn or what to do I just knew I needed help. With the support of NA, my higher power and some amazing friends and family I'm now sober ...MORE
Sober and FREE

Sober and FREE

Addiction controlled my life for way too long. I will never forget the constant obsession of wanting to use all the time. It consumed my every thought. I just wanted to escape from myself. I was desperate to figure it out and get sober. Today, I don't have it ...MORE
The Future is…Sober!

The Future is…Sober!

On my journey I have been criticized for calling it an ‘experiment’, that ‘proper addicts’ can’t ‘experiment’ with sobriety. For the record, I’ve never called myself an addict & or an alcoholic .. for me it is irrelevant if I am either. I had a problem with alcohol, admitted ...MORE
My Journey as an Addict

My Journey as an Addict

I never thought I was an addict. I always believed I was in control over the drugs I was using. Then cocaine consumed my life. I was given an ultimatum by my family, keep using and be gone from our lives or try recovery and have our support. I ...MORE
Day 28 Sober and Happy!

Day 28 Sober and Happy!

28 days free from alcohol & cocaine. A 25 year old 'social user' who ended up using to get through the comedowns & start my day. I rapidly became notorious for being drunk/high on a weekday & not being able to have 'a few'. I was ordering drugs ready ...MORE
60 DAYS SOBER!

60 DAYS SOBER!

I have come a long way and still have a long way to go. So grateful to have several outlets of support in recovery! I've lost a lot from my drinking in the past, but my trials and pain are the fuel to continue my journey of recovery. As ...MORE
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