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Sober Stories

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Sober Story: Patricia

Thursday 7 Jan, 2016, 8:08am by Mrs D 13 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Patricia, a 67-year-old living in Wellington. ============ Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Patricia: I have been in recovery for 27 years. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Patricia: I don’t really know when my […]

Sober Story: Paul

Wednesday 30 Dec, 2015, 8:51am by Mrs D 15 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Paul, a 45-year-old living in Toronto Ontario, Canada. ========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Paul: 4 years, 7 months Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Paul: The last few years of my drinking […]

Sober Story: Jem

Thursday 24 Dec, 2015, 7:00am by Mrs D 10 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Jem, a 56-year-old based in the UK. ========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Jen: 12 years 4 months Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Jem: I was in an unhappy marriage – although […]

Sober Story: Gary

Thursday 17 Dec, 2015, 6:22am by Mrs D 9 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Gary, a 47-year-old living in Wellington. ========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Gary: A few days short of 6 years. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Gary: I remember as far back as […]

Sober Story: Jim

Wednesday 9 Dec, 2015, 4:18pm by Mrs D 18 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Jim, a 56-year-old living in the Timaru district. ========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Jim: I have been in recovery since June the 22nd, 2004. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Jim: I started […]

Sober Story: Jennifer

Wednesday 18 Nov, 2015, 6:45am by Mrs D 15 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Jennifer, a 33-year-old living in Auckland. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Jennifer: I have been in and out of recovery for the last 14 years. This time around I have been sober for 6 years and 9 months. This is my longest period of […]

Sober Story: Julie

Monday 9 Nov, 2015, 8:04am by Mrs D 30 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Julie, a 56-year-old living in the North West of England. =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Julie: Just under four years with the help of AA. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Julie: […]

Sober Story: Suzy

Wednesday 14 Oct, 2015, 7:15am by Mrs D 5 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Suzy, a 67-year-old living in Auckland. ============ Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Suzy: I have been in recovery from dependence on alcohol and other drugs since February 1987. I was 39 years old then. My daughters were 14 and 6 years of age. I was […]

Sober Story: Kary May

Wednesday 7 Oct, 2015, 9:49am by Mrs D 8 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Kary May. She is 53-years-old and lives part of the year in Colorado, USA and the other part in the Yucatan of Mexico. =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Kary May: I was a heavy nightly drinker for all of my adult life, I tried […]

Sober Story: Tauni

Wednesday 30 Sep, 2015, 6:50am by Mrs D 9 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Tauni, a 37-year-old living in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. ============= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Tauni: Seven + years, since August 14, 2008. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Tauni: I was hospitalized five […]