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1,641 Sober Days and Counting

1,641 Sober Days and Counting

On 2/17/13, after a D.U.I that included a B.A.C of 2.03, I decided enough was enough. That was 1,641 days ago and each day since then has been better than the last. Every day hasn't been easy, but every day has, at the very least, included a feeling of ...MORE
90 Days of Sober Bliss!

90 Days of Sober Bliss!

Today I have 90 days sober from alcohol. For so long I thought that seizures, illnesses, pancreatitis and mental hospital stay were just a part of my life. For so long I thought withdrawals, shaking, vomiting, suicide attempts and my body falling apart by the time I was 32...that ...MORE
It is possible!!!!!

It is possible!!!!!

I’ve been clean for just over 16 months!!!!! I can’t explain how grateful I am to have another chance at life today. I have walked through so much including a DCFS case and rebuilding relationships I have destroyed. I have 2 children born addicted to herion at birth and ...MORE
One Step At A Time

One Step At A Time

Hi y’all! My name is Mariana. What can I say? Today I get to enjoy another sober day. I stepped into the rooms of AA pretty suicidal and extremely depressed. I had a 10 year drinking career and what started as happy hour and dance nights, quickly turned into ...MORE
How I Answered My Wakeup Call

How I Answered My Wakeup Call

How I Answered My Wakeup Call by Connecting to My Inner Child to Rise Above the Binge Drinking Culture and Handle Social Anxiety Naturally - Lauren is a recovering social alcoholic choosing to cope with her insecurities naturally. By adopting a plant-based lifestyle she has been able to face ...MORE
7*20*2013—5 Years

7*20*2013—5 Years

No matter what, July 20th, 2013 will always be the best day of my life. It was the day I had finally lost enough in my life to seek help. I didn’t know it at the time, and it was one of the toughest first months of my ...MORE
2 Years Clean, Sober and Smoke Free!

2 Years Clean, Sober and Smoke Free!

2 years/24 mths/104 wks/730 days SOBER AND SMOKE FREE 2 years without: -Hangovers -Being out of breath -Blackouts -Shame -Guilt -Regrets -Terrible anxieties -Feeling like a failure -Having to justify my drinking -Living from paycheck to paycheck -Feeding the addiction monster! But the best of all is that I was able to find MYSELF I found who the real me is! And ...MORE
A Different Perspective

A Different Perspective

I just wanted to give a shout out to all the participants here as an indirect substance abuse victim. It's very motivating to see many people embracing a sober life but what I really want them to understand is how much their loved ones and close friends appreciate the ...MORE