I Am Ok With Just Being, Ok

Lately it’s felt like groundhog day, the same daily grind from the second I wake up. It’s like I got sober to do the same thing over and over again. Maybe that’s what we do, repetition without reservations. How quickly the dark days hide now that the sun is shining bright. Not sure if the…

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What’s your biggest fear for staying sober?

I don’t know how or why the question popped in my head. It’s really the first thing that came to mind as I opened up my laptop. It sounds crazy, someone being scared to stay sober but I think that may be big part of the challenge. Sobriety leaves us alone with ourselves. It’s that…

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Never Danced Sober

I went to a wedding this weekend and realized I’ve never danced sober. I really wanted to take my wife out and have a good time and we did. But what I realized was so much more than┬ánever danced sober before. We got there early. We were actually the first guest there. We’re always the…

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How Can I Help You?

Hey everyone, hope all is well and sober going into this beautiful weekend! I created a quick survey, that will literally take you 30 seconds to complete, so I can write better content that you will truly value! Happy Friday-Keeping It Sober https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JLK3RDW

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12-18-14 Selfish in Sobriety

I received a call last week from the wife of a person who asked me to sponsor him a few weeks ago. We never started working together however apparently my number was given to her as he walked out the house in a drunken rage. I see it as a pure sign of help and…

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10-1-14 Sobriety, blogging and my third cup.

So the fall breeze settles in like a jump shooter finding his rhythm on the court. Well, not really. Its still pretty hot and humid outside. The cool days will be in and out however the memories are still with me as if my last drunk and drug were yesterday. October is my favorite month…

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Waiting

My notebook is so slow. Like, “I’m glad my life doesn’t depend on it slow!” I uh, decided not to apply for the delivery service job. The hours are perfect, and the days are Monday through Friday and we do need the extra money, however…I just dont feel like working every single day. So I…

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“I’m not going to lie…”

The homeless-old man ask me if I could spare some change. “I’m not going to lie, I’m going to buy a beer with it,” he said proudly. In a way, I respected that, and in a way, I was jealous. Drinking first thing in the morning use to be a trait of mine. I pulled…

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One Year Sober!!

On January 13, 2014 I hit one year clean and sober. It feels great. Sober.

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Nine Months- Living in Sobriety

So a couple of days ago I hit nine months sober. It felt really good and I am proud of myself. It is a great accomplishment after twenty-three years of using and drinking. I do understand that I am no way cured, I will never be. I will always be an addict and alcoholic and…

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