Hey friends! In this post I share about just a few of my experiences with AA meetings and sponsors. Lemme know if you want to hear more in the comments. Please sign up for an email when I write again, Thank You! FIRST AA MEETING I sat in my car for a long time before … Continue reading AA MEETINGS AND SPONSORS
When I first got sober (each and every time) I felt soooo uncomfortable in my own skin. I felt as though I could just take some sleeping meds and go to bed for the rest of time. And I’ve never been a go to bed and be depressed kind of gal either. The one time, … Continue reading EARLY SOBRIETY
NOW, I EAT!!
I weighed 148 pounds and could wear a size 8/10. I was 54 years old. I was in the midst of Alcoholic Malnutrition. I was in denial, I knew I was sick but I kept blaming it on things other than drinking. So, when I quit drinking I started eating…. A lot. Every time I … Continue reading NOW, I EAT!!
Fellow Rehaber gets one year sober!
Most times I’d be up before dawn. Occasionally I’d catch the sunrise. Of course, I couldn’t see the horizon from inside the compound, but I could see it glaring up into the clouds, and after a rainy night, so beautiful. Our Creator has many ways of showing us the beauty of life, if we’d only … Continue reading Fellow Rehaber gets one year sober!
Are we alike?
In all honesty, I decided to start this blog because I heard writing about what you’ve been through, and what you’re going through is helpful. And then I thought, maybe, just maybe it would be helpful to others too. I wonder, hasn’t everything about alcoholism already been written…and read!? But then I realized that no … Continue reading Are we alike?
ONE YEAR SOBER. 365 days. That’s a lot of “no matter whats”
ONE YEAR SOBER. WOKE UP IN REHAB One year ago today I woke up in a twin bed on a plastic pillow in a room with 3 other twin beds and a bathroom. I was still wearing the black shorts and dirty white wife beater I had on yesterday. Rehab. That was always a place … Continue reading ONE YEAR SOBER. 365 days. That’s a lot of “no matter whats”
Getting Sober, Over and over Blog Post #1
I don’t really remember my first drink of alcohol, but I’m sure it was a sip of my daddy’s beer. He use to tell me to get him a beer from the fridge and I could have the first sip. He said that first ice cold sip was the best, so I believed him. I … Continue reading Getting Sober, Over and over Blog Post #1