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Sober Stories

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Sober Story: Hetti

Wednesday 30 Aug, 2017, 9:30am by Mrs D 34 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Hetti, a 68-year-old living in Mosgiel (having relocated about one year ago from Whangarei). ======== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Hetti: Just over 3 years. 19th August 2014 – I joined this site 5 days earlier to read posts and to somehow get my head […]

Sober Story: Lizi

Wednesday 23 Aug, 2017, 10:41am by Mrs D 65 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Lizi, a 61-year-old living in Takamatua, near Akaroa. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Lizi: I’ve been in recovery just over three years. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Lizi: I was a southern […]

Sober Story: Alex

Wednesday 9 Aug, 2017, 11:20am by Mrs D 15 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Alex, a 42-year-old living in Blenheim.  =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Alex: 1130 days (just over 3 years) Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Alex: Like most people’s stories there’s usually a ‘rock […]

Sober Story: Gen

Wednesday 2 Aug, 2017, 9:24am by Mrs D 74 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Gen, a 44-year-old living in Waikato. =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Gen: I finished with drinking on the 17th July, 2014 Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Gen: I was in a […]

Sober Story: Lou

Wednesday 26 Jul, 2017, 10:04am by Mrs D 8 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Lou, a 48-year-old, living in the county of Suffolk in the UK. =============== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Lou: 4 years on 21st September 2017 Mrs D: Whoop! What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Lou: It […]

Sober Story: Stacey

Wednesday 19 Jul, 2017, 5:36am by Mrs D 11 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Stacey, a 47-year-old living in the Northwestern section of Connecticut, USA. =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Stacey: This August will be TEN years free of alcohol- woo hoo!! Crazy that it has been almost a whole decade since I last tasted alcohol. So grateful. Mrs D: […]

Sober Story: Sandra

Wednesday 12 Jul, 2017, 6:59pm by Mrs D 6 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Sandra, a 63-year-old living in Waikato. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Sandra: Just over 3 years. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Sandra: I had a very moderate wine intake (1-2 glasses twice a […]

Sober Story: Gail

Tuesday 4 Jul, 2017, 9:33am by Mrs D 25 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Gail, a 51-year-old living in Westport on the West Coast of the South Island. ======== Mrs D: How long have you been sober for? Gail: My sober date is 25 March 2014 and as of today I am a very grateful 1200 days sober. Mrs D: What can you […]

Sober Story: Jennifer

Wednesday 28 Jun, 2017, 11:26am by Mrs D 9 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Jennifer, a 61-year-old living in the Horowhenua. ============== Mrs D: How long have you been sober? Jennifer: I have been in recovery from my alcoholism for 18 years now. Mrs D: Congratulations! What can you tell us about your drinking history? Jennifer: My battle with alcohol started at a young age. […]

Sober Story: Sharleen

Wednesday 21 Jun, 2017, 2:42pm by Mrs D 4 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Sharleen, a 58-year-old living in Whangateau – very close to Matakana. ============= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Sharleen: 3 1/2 years. Sober date 1/1/2014. Mrs D: A New Year’s resolution! What can you tell us about your life up to that point? Sharleen: My life was fairly happy, I […]