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Service (and how it keeps us sober)

Tuesday 12 Aug, 2014, 10:20am by Mrs D 8 comments

I’m having an emotional couple of days. I was a bit shaky yesterday, cried at Yoga last night – not sure why – was doing a downward dog and the tears were plopping down onto my mat. Slept like crap (cats fighting outside didn’t help) and found myself listening to Tara at 4am. God I love […]

Monday night witching hour…

Monday 11 Aug, 2014, 4:56pm by Mrs D 10 comments

Just wondering how everyone going tonight? I know there are some people in the members section who are feeling the pull to drink very strongly right now.. and are doing their best to resist (with the unbelievably awesome support of other Living Sober members).. There are also people busy pouring their booze down the drain, […]

Saturday night witching hour…

Saturday 9 Aug, 2014, 4:24pm by Mrs D 6 comments

Before I ask how everyone is going resisting the pull to drink tonight, I want to feature this update that member ‘sodapop’ posted this afternoon. It gave me shivers, and made at least one other member cry. From soda pop: “This is a long shot. A really, really long shot. But…here goes. This is obviously a […]

Tonight’s Witching Hour..

Thursday 7 Aug, 2014, 2:34pm by Mrs D 16 comments

Brilliantly named ‘Arsenic Hour’ by member ‘mrsmorrison’ yesterday. How’s everyone  going with it today? Remember to push your thinking through to bedtime.. imagine yourself climbing into bed nice and sober.. and waking up in the morning hangover free…..

Thick Sludgy Mud (warning: laboured metaphors within)

by Mrs D 79 comments

That’s how I think of early sobriety. You’ve jumped off the Boozy Cliff into a ginormous field of Thick Sludgy Mud and you have to wade your way through it to get to Peaceful Sobriety Island. It’s hard bloody work. Your brain freaks the fuck out that you’ve taken away it’s beloved drug … you brain also keeps bombarding […]

Tonight’s witching hour…

Wednesday 6 Aug, 2014, 2:52pm by Mrs D 43 comments

Day One of Living Sober.. not sure how many people are going to be on here tonight, but if you are here (hello!) how are you going with the 5 o’clock pull?