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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Gifts of Recovery and Mindful Living with @24aveRecovery

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If you’ve ever looked around for a gift for someone celebrating a change they’ve made in their life, you’ve probably been left feeling at a loss. Those of us who have made drastic changes value annual celebrations; wether it’s quitting smoking, alcohol, gambling, drugs or even exercising more, eating right…these are all drastic life changes…

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