Last Call – Nancy’s story of Alcoholism and Recovery


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

Hand writing the word addiction on black chalkboard

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

detailed illustration of a PTSD term explanation on a blackboard, eps10 vector, gradient mesh included

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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30 Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes – Because I’m 4 Years SOBER!

4 years sober

Today is the day when I celebrate being 4 years SOBER! This journey has been HARD, every day I must acknowledge my desire to drink and defeat it. I’ve shared with you all so much of my journey; stories about recovery, my family and my faith….all of which have kept me accountable and your comments…

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