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Sober Stories

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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: 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 […]

Sober Story: Mary LA

Thursday 24 Sep, 2015, 4:01pm by Mrs D 9 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Mary LA. She’s in her early 50′s and lives in Southern Africa. =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Mary LA: Eight years – I sobered up on 17 March 2007. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before […]

Sober Story: Emma

Wednesday 2 Sep, 2015, 7:46am by Mrs D 10 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Emma, a 35-year-old living in Kent, England. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Emma: I’ve been in recovery for nearly 4 years now. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Emma: I was a horrible […]

Sober Story: Elizabeth

Wednesday 12 Aug, 2015, 10:41am by Mrs D 25 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Elizabeth, a 67-year-old living in Otorohanga. ================= My name is Elizabeth and I’m an alcoholic. Today I will not have a drink. My experiences with the demon drink are these…. I did not drink alcohol at all until I was about 21 or 22, and by the time I was 29 […]

Sober Story: Lee

Friday 19 Jun, 2015, 10:34am by Mrs D 7 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Lee, a 40-year-old living in Cardiff, South Wales. ========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Lee: I don’t class myself as ever being in recovery, but I stopped drinking over five years ago. In that time I had one relapse that lasted two months, and have been […]

Sober Story: Quinton

Friday 8 May, 2015, 9:16am by Mrs D 21 comments

This week’s sober story comes from Quinton, a 39-year-old self employed contractor/project manager currently living in Wellington.   =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Quinton: I was in recovery for about 3 years from the age of 21 when I entered Queen Mary hospitals Taha Maori recovery programme in Hanmer Springs in […]