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Sober Stories

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Sober Story: Harriet

Thursday 22 Mar, 2018, 11:08am by Mrs D 8 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Harriet, a 66-year-old living in North Florida. ============= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Harriet: August 2018 will be nineteen years, one day at a time without interruption. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? […]

Sober Story: Lee

Wednesday 14 Mar, 2018, 9:49am by Mrs D 15 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Lee, a 46-year-old living in Auckland. ======== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Lee: Sobriety date 22 May, 2012 Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Lee: The last few years (10 actually) I drank to […]

Sober Story: Annie

Wednesday 7 Mar, 2018, 9:05am by Mrs D 8 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Annie (@grannie), a 60-year-old living in Invercargill. ========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Annie: I have been in recovery since September 2nd 2014 – my grandsons 5th birthday. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the end of your drinking days? Annie: The last months/years […]

Sober Story: Sinead

Thursday 1 Mar, 2018, 1:00am by Mrs D 15 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Sinead, a 50-year-old mother of two living in Auckland. She’s originally from Ireland but has been living in NZ since 1988.  ========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Sinead: I have been sober for over 5 years Mrs D: Tell us about your relationship with alcohol… Sinead: I think […]

Sober Story: Jo

Thursday 22 Feb, 2018, 4:59pm by Mrs D 36 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Jo (@konnie), a 59-year-old living in Arizona, USA. ========== Mrs D: You’ve got a big birthday coming up.. Jo: Yes, I will be turning 60 in July…wow! I sure do not feel my age. Sixty is now considered middle age. I can embrace this! I’m excited to make this the […]

Sober Story: Alison

Wednesday 14 Feb, 2018, 2:11pm by Mrs D 40 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Alison, a 44-year-old living in Adelaide. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Alison: I now have 3 years of continuous sobriety and recovery. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Alison: I drank pretty […]

Sober Story: Monnie

Thursday 8 Feb, 2018, 8:00am by Mrs D 7 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Monnie, a 46-year-old living in Auckland. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been sober? Monnie: 3 years (yay). Mrs D: What can you tell us about your drinking before you quit? Monnie: I was drinking 2 bottles a night , blacking out and spending way to much on the […]

Sober Story: Michelle

Wednesday 31 Jan, 2018, 8:16am by Mrs D 26 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Michelle (a.k.a @mac007), a 55-year-old living in North Otago. ========= Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Michelle: Nearly 3.5 years. Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? Michelle: I loved drinking but started to learn […]

Sober Story: Andy

Thursday 25 Jan, 2018, 7:26pm by Mrs D 10 comments

Today’s Sober Story comes from Andy, a 37-year-old living in Medellin, Colombia (although he has spent most of his life in southern California.) =========== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Andy: I’m proud to say I have been clean and sober for 9 years now. However, I believe that my actual alcohol and […]

Sober Story: Janette

Wednesday 10 Jan, 2018, 1:00am by Mrs D 44 comments

This week’s Sober Story comes from Janette, a 56-year-old living in West Auckland. ============== Mrs D: How long have you been in recovery? Janette: I got sober 13 August 2007, I’ve just celebrated my 11th sober Christmas Mrs D: What can you tell us about the last months/years of your drinking before you gave up? […]