In this new series of short blog stories, we take you through the 12-steps of Alcoholics Anonymous from our own personal experience. Each month, we’ll highlight the step and go in to how we personally deal with each of these moments in our journey. Step One: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol and that our […]Read more "Step One – Powerless and Unmanageable"
Eight years ago, I decided to dramatically change my life. I was done, I had completely surrendered. I put my hands up in the air and said, “I give up, I can’t do this anymore. I can’t continue living like this.” I was struggling everyday with a severe alcohol and drug addiction. I had been […]Read more "How To Enjoy Life Sober Without Drinking!"
Hey sober super fans! Thanks for the love and support for Sober Cards. Look at the attention Sober Cards are getting. They have become the GO-To resource for helping people get sober and stay sober. Thank you to our friends at Renew Magazine. Please let us know how these Sober Cards have helped you! http://www.reneweveryday.com/playing-cards-sober/Read more "Sober Cards Getting Some Love!"
The Serenity Prayer God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Amen The Prayer of St. Francis Lord make me an instrument of your peace Where there is hatred let me sow love Where there is injury, pardon Where […]Read more "Two Prayers to Start Your Day"
I was the nightclub drunk and drug addict. I had all the ‘friends’ that a guy wanted. I knew all the doormen and never had to wait in line, I thought I had everything I needed. I wanted to be out in the scene every night with the most ‘popular’ people, at the best table, […]Read more "What Would Your Sober Life Look Like?"
The Answer is: Too many to count, unfortunately! That question weighed heavy on my mind while I was in treatment. I guessed I had probably lost count after a hundred and that was before I got into my late twenties. I am an alcoholic, a drug addict, a child of an alcoholic and drug addict, […]Read more "How Many Times Can a Son Break His Mom’s Heart?"
Years ago I was struggling with my shoulders. They were hurting! I had a rather big head on it and I couldn’t seem to find a way to gain any sense of humility. So, with all of my struggles and woes, my sponsor suggested that I write a gratitude list to help me stay sober! Whenever […]Read more "How Writing a Gratitude List Helps Me Stay Sober & Happy"
I went to rehab on March 15, 2010; not kicking and screaming, rather: emotional, anxious and scared of what my life would look like living sober. I saw a lot of things in treatment, mostly because my brain was clearing up and I was starting to realize it’s full potential. I was starving for good, […]Read more "My Sober Cards Journey"