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Sober Stories

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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: Polly

Wednesday 5 Aug, 2015, 2:15pm by Mrs D 13 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Polly, a 50-year-old living in Invercargill. ================ Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Polly: I’ve been sober 9 years. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Polly: It was really frightening. I was drinking all through […]

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 […]