Category: Sober Blurbs

Treatment Over Doom

Treatment Over Doom

After less than a year of marriage my husband had enough. He had no clue I was an alcoholic until after we married. Fast forward 10 months and we are planning on having children. Life has never felt so amazing! --- Contributor: Julianne Tapsfield ...MORE
Treatment and 7 Months!

Treatment and 7 Months!

My name is Audrey and I recently celebrated 7 months free from heroin. I started drinking heavily when I was 18, moved onto cocaine, then OxyContin, and from there heroin. I spent the past 8 years slowly killing myself until I was hopeless and desperate enough to surrender to ...MORE
5 Years Post Treatment Sober!

5 Years Post Treatment Sober!

The black and white picture is me checking myself into treatment center. I was hopeless and terrified that it was not possible for to stop obsessing over my drug of choice. The color picture is me on my 5 year sobriety date in August after treatment. I finally asked ...MORE
5 Years Clean and Sober!

5 Years Clean and Sober!

Today I celebrate 5 years clean and sober 🙏🏻. This past year has had some of the biggest ups, and some of the biggest downs. But I got through all of it clean. 5 years ago I had accepted that I most likely wouldn't make it to my 25th ...MORE
1 Year Sober and Counting!

1 Year Sober and Counting!

At the age of 13, I got caught stealing liquor from a gas station. I binge drank throughout the rest of my teenage years. Blackouts, fights, waking up in jail, became common for me. I got my 1st DUI at 18 and landed in the hospital, the doctor said ...MORE
Back at 6 Months Sober

Back at 6 Months Sober

I was at 15 months sober and was thinking 1 drink won't hurt. That one drink led to 2 hospital visits, jail, and getting sexually assaulted in a span of 12 days. Thank god I got out of that and now am back at 6 months. I know I ...MORE
Heroin Recovery

Heroin Recovery

Hello my name is Robin and I am a heroin addict in recovery. My story is so long, for I had been using drugs since I was 19. But my addiction spiked when I lost my only sister May 14th 2009 to drugs. My grandma had passed on the ...MORE
8 Years of Sobriety!

8 Years of Sobriety!

The absence of alcohol and drugs has undoubtedly improved my life. But physical abstinence only goes so far. It has been applying the 12 steps to my daily life that has given me, for the most part, emotional sobriety. Without recovery at the center of my consciousness, my thinking ...MORE
6 Months Sober and Counting!

6 Months Sober and Counting!

Hello. Today I am 6 months sober from alcohol. 6 months ago, I had to make a really big, yet simple decision: did I want to live, or did I want to die. I had come to terms with the fact that every time I took a drink, every ...MORE
Treatment and Helping Others for 4 Years!

Treatment and Helping Others for 4 Years!

I was a lost, broken, shell of a woman during my active addiction and I needed treatment. After 9 years of opioid use which eventually progressed into IV use, jail stints, damaged relationships, incomprehensible demoralization and countless near death experiences, I decided to give it an honest shot. I ...MORE
1.5 Years Sober!

1.5 Years Sober!

1.5 years sober! I think more people would want to be sober if people said “That’s awesome you don’t drink!” instead of “You don’t drink? Why?” in a tone that assumes that I’m crazy or ridiculous or predetermining that I have a problem. Sometimes I feel like people look ...MORE
Two Months Cleand and Sober!

Two Months Cleand and Sober!

After my 3rd attempt I finally completed the rehab program at the Veterans hospital where I live. My clean and sober date is September 18, 2017. I'm 26 and this is the longest I have been clean and sober in 8 years. I served in the Army Infantry for ...MORE
Sober – Believe in Yourself!

Sober – Believe in Yourself!

First, I'm sorry for my bad English, I hope you'll understand. I'll like to share my sober story, if it could inspire at least one person, then, I'll have accomplish something. I used opioids during only 4-5 years. Only 4-5 years, and it almost ruins 22 years of my ...MORE
Sobriety & Happiness

Sobriety & Happiness

It may have taken a long time but I finally got sobriety right. Now I take that drive that got me ‘just one more’ to get the life that I’ve always wanted. I can finally say that I’m happy, and love my sobriety. To those still in active addiction; ...MORE