Recovery, Sobriety- What Are The Real Issues?

Hi my name is Jaime and this is my blog, Keeping it Sober. I hope one day to be a professional blogger, as in wake up every morning, slide my black ankle socks down my smooth hardwood hallway and press start, to my Café Du Monde, brewing in a $29 coffee maker. Then tip-tap on my keyboard,…

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Intervention: Show Number: Whatever!

So I’ve been watching recorded shows of, “Intervention” and it never fails. The person decides to get help, (trigger tear jerking music), then swept away to some resort in a “galaxy” far, far, away! Seconds later, they do like a 90 day follow up interview where the person is so so so thankful for their…

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Inserting Health and Fitness into your Daily Routine of Sobriety

Do you want to feel great? In sobriety, especially early sobriety, I physically missed the energy and motivation that unfortunately, drugs and alcohol gave me. I struggled throughout the day, just to get up, to get to a meeting, and to physically hang out with sober people. It was all physical. My mind was yelling…

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If you stay sober long enough, you will run into yourself

I walked in the room, and could not believe who I saw!

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Definition of Insanity: Mowing your own lawn!

Hey everyone, so my first “Keeping it Sober” podcast is out! I put a special custom link on the navigation menu that will take you directly to the podcast page on my sister site, keepingitsober.org. But first: I finally broke down. I mean, in my disease I did a lot of labor jobs. Like hauling…

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Waking up in Sobriety

It usually takes a life changing experience for me to sit outside in the early morning hours and be present to all the little noises and movements that guides the sunshine to the side of my face. Like the time I was released from the ER after near overdose and I sat in my parents…

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How’s it going everyone!!!!!!!!!

Hey everyone, so it’s been a crazy week working on the new keepingitsober.org site and podcast! I’ve spent the last two days linking the blog and site up along with adding social media and email list people can become a part of to receive information regarding new blogs and podcast that are out. So what’s…

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What’s your purpose after addiction?

What’s up everyone! So an interesting week to say the least! Everything from South Texas floods to helping someone out and not even doing a thing! So, we’ll start with the floods. For those of you that are not aware, a huge storm in Wimberley, Texas has prompted floods all over the Texas hill country.…

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One tip that helps me stay sober!

Hi everyone, happy Thursday! So here’s one thing that helps stay sober. Its really easy, but hard to do, if that makes sense. (Which it doesn’t!) Best part it’s free and anyone can do it. However it’s often overlooked. It’s the power of listening. I’ll be honest. I get tired of “meetings.” I get tired…

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