Alcohol has been woven all thru my life , my final night binge drinking did it for me embarrassed myself , embarrassed my man, destroyed my body, and no more do I want to risk everything with the drink , 10 days into my journey and apprehensive about the future but also so determined to live the rest of my days sober , turning 30 this year and I've wasted many days and nights drunk or hungover and I no longer want this for myself or my whanau, i could drink to oblivion and up until recently I had been , no filter , no stopping not until my head hit the pillow (if I made it to bed) anyway onwards and upwards, I'm ready! , take care everybody, Kia kaha xx 11th April 2017 time to update ! 395 days sober today and never looking back, life has been far less complicated without the booze the lows are never quite as low and the highs are real and authentic , best decision I have made to ditch alcohol xx
Aw those poor families , it is that helplessness feeling aye , I feel so compelled to reach out , I’m sure our church will set a game plan tomorrow to help in some way , hard to go on as “normal” what even is that anymore .
Aw @mrs-d I feel for your family having a health crisis on top of such dispair and shock in this city, thanks for the advice re talking to kids my six year old is full of questions and saw and heard some footage 🙁 this feels bigger than us but at the same time it’s us that has the power to respond in love and unity, God bless every innocent s…[Read more]
13 March 2016… “I sit here right now a guilty mess I’ve screwed up again… I’ve sat here before, hungover, confused, wondering why?! Why does this keep happening. Why do I drink soooo much? Why do I write myself off? Today is my tipping point, last night has proved to me that I AM a problem drinker. I practically ruined any fun that was to be…[Read more]
Hurray for you!!! I’m laughing because I have so many of those pages echoing the same sentiments about myself. “I’m ruining my life, my family! Risking everything for what? Demon drink?” So melodramatic but at the same time so true!
That’s absolutely fabulous! Thank you for sharing this as it demonstrates so clearly one of the lies our brain tells us about drinking… that “drinking is fun”. If we can stop and look we see that it is so obviously not, but the lie still comes. Your letter demonstrates so powerfully one of the main things we have to believe if we are to be able…[Read more]
wow powerful stuff… congrats on 3 years!!!! You know that makes you eligible to share your Sober Story?! Let me know if you’re keen and I’ll email you the list of questions. Have a lovely day you sober superstar you! x
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