Step One – Powerless and Unmanageable

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 […]

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Beauty for Ashes

What it was Like. What Happened. What it’s Like Now. “And all the while I feel like I’m standing in the middle of a crowded room, screaming at the top of my lungs, and no one even looks up.” I remember watching Titanic as a kid, empathizing with Rose and her emotional turmoil. Growing up, […]

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How to enjoy life sober

How To Enjoy Life Sober Without Drinking!

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 […]

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Sober Cards Getting Some Love!

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/  

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two prayers to get your day going.

Two Prayers to Start Your Day

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 […]

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What Would Your Sober Life Look Like?

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, […]

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What To Do With Old Party Friends

One thing we don’t often think about when getting sober is what we’ll do with our friendships. In the beginning, we’re just trying to live one day at a time sans drugs and alcohol. Then we move on to dealing with our emotions and coping with day-to-day life – showing up for our job, our personal responsibilities, […]

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The Top 10 Sobriety Gifts to Give Your Favorite Recovering Addict or Alcoholic

The Top 10 Sobriety Gifts to Give Your Favorite Recovering Addict or Alcoholic By Megan Someone you love is celebrating a sobriety anniversary (thank God, right!?), and you want to get them something to mark their special day. Whether you’re a supportive friend or family member, a sponsor whose sponsee is finally getting that one year, or just another […]

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