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Category: Getting Sober


I remember my first year sober being quite difficult, and mostly spent trying to just stay sober. I didn’t wonder much about who I was, and what I liked, and […]

Staying Emotionally Balanced in Recovery

Early in sobriety, I realized that this chaotic cycle and all my efforts to control everything made me absolutely miserable. All that drama made it hard to live, be happy, and stay sober at the same time. It just becomes too much work to constantly have to control everything around me.

Using the 24-hour Plan to Stay Sober

In our drinking days, we often had such bad times that we swore, “Never again.” We took pledges for as long as a year, or promised someone we would not […]