One thing about drinking and then trying to get sober is that you have to get inside your own head to find out why it happened and how to keep it from continuing. Imagine doing this as a psychiatrist! Doctor Getting Sober is doing just that, and has amazing insight into the process:
Physician, Heal Thyself
I apologize for having commented on almost no blogs for weeks. (We have back to back company this time of year.) I still read, I just don’t comment. ANYWAY, I read a few entries by The Sober Curator and want to pass along her blog site. She uses Lucille Ball to illustrate her blogs. I love it!
For anyone who has been fired, or close to it, here’s a post about her experience:
The ‘F’ Word
Thank you to all you wonderful bloggers and readers of blogs out there who stuck with me through thick and thin these last couple of years. Your support has meant the world to me. All your likes and comments and posts have given me 641 sober days. And that, my friend, is a miracle.
For anyone who has survived anything (this means YOU), this blog post by Laura Parrott Perry is pretty amazing. She found the courage to tell her story:
In Other Words
Even when I had no faith in life beyond what was right in front of me, I received little nudges from the universe, showing me I was not alone. Birds especially seem to be messengers from the spirit world.
Here is Nelson from One Drunk’s Tale talking about a visit from a Junco.
I’ve been reading more posts about how a relationship with alcohol is a lot like an abusive relationship, or at least one that just doesn’t work anymore. I am reposting my blog at 40 days sober (I am now at 510!) because it’s exactly what I experienced.
Day 40: It’s Complicated
I love to call out new bloggers, because I remember how important (and scary) it was to have people reach out to me, especially in the early days.
Here’s Carey, on DAY 1 at Retiring Carol!
She calls her blog Retiring Carol because her drinking alter-ego was given a name by family members. She wants her gone.