Last Call – Nancy’s story of Alcoholism and Recovery

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Sober doesn’t Suck! is a safe place for people to share their stories of facing alcoholism, addiction and recovery openly and honestly. There is no requirement of sobriety for posting, if you’re concerned about your using I want to hear from you too. I recently received the following article from one of my readers, Nancy.  I’m honoured…

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Conversations About Addiction Will Break the Stigma

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As someone who has been in recovery from alcoholism for 6 years now, I’ve had countless conversations about addiction and am often pausing to absorb another person’s insight. In my first year of recovery from addiction I was taught to slow down my thoughts and realize that my own perspective isn’t actually fact. Further to…

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A Look Inside Living with PTSD

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It’s been 6 years since I was in a car accident that left me to live with post-concussive syndrome, muscular injuries and PTSD. Over those years I’ve had countless types of therapies and thankfully my life has improved on physical, spiritual and emotional levels. Today I was re-reading blog articles I had written during the…

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