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Sober Stories

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Sober Story: Nancy

Friday 29 Jul, 2016, 10:29am by Mrs D 11 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Nancy, a 58-year-old living in Louisiana, USA. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Nancy: 20 years on October 28 of this year. Mrs D: What were you like at the end of your drinking days? Nancy: I was totally miserable. Too scared to quit, but sick of hangovers, […]

Sober Story: Ida

Wednesday 27 Jul, 2016, 9:30am by Mrs D 15 comments

This week’s sober story comes from Ida, a 56-year-old living on the North Shore in Auckland.  ========================== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Ida: Just over 25 years Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Ida: It was hell, I was raising 6 […]

Sober Story: Magz

Wednesday 20 Jul, 2016, 8:03am by Mrs D 11 comments

​This week’s Sober Story comes from Magz Shores, a 45-year-old living in the Washington DC metro area. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Magz: Since April 15, 2008 Mrs D: What was happening for you before that point of turnaround? Magz: My sober journey started when I walked into a church basement to […]

Sober Story: Marilyn

Wednesday 13 Jul, 2016, 9:53am by Mrs D 21 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Marilyn, a 66-year-old living in Huntington Beach, California, USA.  ============ Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Marilyn: I have been sober since Jan 4, 1988. That’s 28 years!!! Mrs D: Fantastic! Can you remember back to how things were at the end of your drinking days?  Marilyn: […]

Sober Story: Sue

Wednesday 6 Jul, 2016, 9:11am by Mrs D 20 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Sue, a 55-year-old Kiwi-Canadian living in Canada.  ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Sue: 3 years and 8 months, since 28 October 2012 Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Sue: I tried to […]

Sober Story: Andy

Thursday 23 Jun, 2016, 11:48am by Mrs D 2 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Andy, a 35-year-old living in Medellin, Colombia. ======= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Andy: I have been in recovery for 8 years now. In the beginning stages of my sobriety it felt like every little step I took was all about me. In a sense […]

Sober Story: Mark

Wednesday 15 Jun, 2016, 10:18am by Mrs D 14 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Mark, a 32-year-old who lives in the United States. Mark write the blog ‘The Miracle of the Mundane‘ and wrote a wonderful guest post for us here. ======= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Mark: This past October, I celebrated 8 years of continuous sobriety. For me, that […]

Sober Story: Veronica

Wednesday 8 Jun, 2016, 2:26pm by Mrs D 5 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Veronica Valli, a 43-year-old living on Long Island, New York.  =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Veronica: My sobriety date is May 2nd 2000 so I have been continuously sober for 16 years. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of […]

Sober Story: Jo

Wednesday 25 May, 2016, 10:55am by Mrs D 21 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Jo, a 43-year-old living in Auckland. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery?  Jo: 8 and a half years (3111 days). Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Jo: I had been a big drinker for […]

Sober Story: Benny

Wednesday 18 May, 2016, 9:30am by Mrs D 1 comment

This week’s Sober Story comes from Benny, a 25-year-old living in the Metro Detroit area, USA. =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Benny: I have been in recovery for six years. My sobriety date is April 21, 2010. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your […]