elephant in joy

Getting a grip on your drinking is a great feeling, and one that can carry a huge sense of achievement. More than just giving up booze, you are proving your resilience and determination by changing a deeply ingrained aspect of your lifestyle. It’s surprising what else can change when you stop drinking – so here…

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Fear is a Liar graffiti

The discomfort of resisting drinking can sometimes be hard. You have to ride the discomfort and know it won’t kill you. Focusing on your gains, however small, can help. Member Joanna started a thread on just this topic. Here are her and Diane’s contributions. Things I love about not drinking I wrote a list of…

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Four years sober You would think that after nearly four years sober the desire to have an alcoholic drink would have gone away, sitting in a bar must be easy, I have mastered the art of being sober. I wish I could say that to you. But the last few months have been a struggle.…

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