SOBRIETY

Julie in Sobriety
December 9, 2018

The Irony of My Addiction Recovery

I had to break to become stronger. I had to lose myself to find out who I really was. I had to fall to rise back up. I had to fight in order to find peace. Somewhere in elementary school, my days began to become clouded with anxiety.

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Julie in Sobriety
November 26, 2018

Signs You Are Ready to Get Sober

Are you struggling with the decision of getting sober? Here are some questions to ask yourself to see if you are ready to make a change. Is your drinking or drug use no longer enjoyable? Let’s be completely honest, in the beginning, drinking and drug use don’t always have negative consequences.

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Julie in Sobriety
November 16, 2018

How to Stay Sober Throughout the Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again, the Holiday season is upon us. For many this is a time of joy and celebration, for others, it is a time of stress and frustration. Either way, there is often drinking involved, so how does one get through this season without drinking? It may not seem easy, especially if you are still in early recovery but not only is it possible, it is also the best way to experience the season.

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Julie in Sobriety
October 3, 2018

I Wish I Could Tell You That Recovery Is Easy…

I wish I could tell you that it would be pain-free, that it wouldn’t be hard and that you wouldn’t have to fight for it. I wish I could, but I can’t because if I did it would be a lie, I know because I’ve been there. Recovery is not always easy.

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Kyle in Sobriety
September 13, 2018

Relationships and Addiction Recovery

Love is a beautiful thing, if you find someone that will stand by you hug you and hold you tight or give you a swift kick in the rear end when you need it then you are truly blessed.

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Julie in Sobriety
June 24, 2018

Twenty Ways to Have Fun Sober this Summer!

Extra resources are just one of the many benefits of living a sober lifestyle. From all the money that is saved from not using drugs and alcohol to all the extra time you’ll find from not being high or hungover you can learn to really start living life to the fullest.

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Julie in Sobriety
May 22, 2018

How It Feels to Be Six Years Sober

Every year around May 22nd I like to take a look back at my life and see how much it has changed. It has become a special day for me and a time of reflection because it is the day that I took my last drink. On May 23rd, 2018 I will officially be six years sober.

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Julie in Sobriety
December 26, 2017

The Resolution That Can Change Everything

It’s that time of year again , the time when we traditionally begin to take a look at our lives and see what areas could use a little improvement. It is time for the often dreaded New Year’s resolution.

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Julie in Sobriety
April 12, 2017

Some Things that Have Helped Me Stay Sober After Treatment

I will soon be celebrating my 5th year of sobriety and over these years I have learned many lessons both in and out of treatment. Some of them have been easier to pick up than others however, all of them have helped me grow along the way.

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Julie in Sobriety
February 9, 2017

Learning How to Have Fun Sober

When people are first faced with the challenge of getting sober they often find themselves wondering, “What am I going to do for fun now?” It may seem like an odd question to someone who has never struggled with substance abuse, but addiction has a tendency to influence every area of a person’s life

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