Sober Living Sober Working

October 23, 2013

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The past several weeks have seemed like a blur. I have been in a state of mind that surpasses gratitude, and is more a state of awe. In awe at the blessings in my life, the change in my person, and the ability to look back over the past several years and recognize how the […]

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WTH??

September 5, 2013

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So, yet another situation has me baffled;  dating. Dating is a challenge under the best of circumstances, dating as a sober person is even more of a challenge.  In recent years I have tried to be more open-minded about dating.  I am very aware that if things are not working the way I am doing […]

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What You Need To Know

June 2, 2013

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This is a letter I wrote to a client when I took her to treatment.  I never got to give it to her. There are so many things to think about as you approach this piece of your life. It is a strange place to be, in your head, thinking about these changes that are […]

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Beautiful Instead of Hot

May 13, 2013

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Find a guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot, who calls you back when you hang up on him, who will lie under the stars and listen to your heartbeat, or will stay awake just to watch you sleep… wait for the boy who kisses your forehead, who wants to show you off to […]

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It is Coming Around

May 4, 2013

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I believe that hard work reaps great rewards. And what is considered a reward, is different for everyone. I have worked very hard over the years to build my life, to start a career, and make significant changes from the person I used to be. Sometimes it is grueling and exhausting, sometimes I spend a […]

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Friend No More

April 9, 2013

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There is this strange phenomenon in my sober life that makes me sad and sometimes angry. People always want to reach out to me to talk about their drinking and their drinking problems, but when they decide to keep drinking, they don’t want to be my friend anymore. Should I not be available to people […]

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Be A Little Braver

February 7, 2013

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One of the things I liked least as a drinking person is that I was afraid of everything.  I had no self-esteem, I was scared of new situations and new people.  This caused me to stick close to what I know and to not experience a lot of things.  I remember one time, when I […]

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