Groundhog day

Groundhog Day Takes on Its Literal Meaning When You’re Sober

If you are an addict or an alcoholic, more than likely, your drug of choice or favorite cocktail made every waking hour feel the same, day in and day out. It wasn’t a good “same,” either. A lot of us would wake or come-to, and absolutely dread the day in front of us because it was more of the same, …Read More

super bowl sober

How Do I Survive My First Super Bowl Sober?

Whether your team is in it or not, and even if you couldn’t care less about football, the lure of Super Bowl parties is real. Backyard bbq’s, kegs on ice, and rounds of shots for scores, halftime show predictions, etc. For addicts and alcoholics, this may sound like a good time, but joining in on the party never turns out …Read More

progress not perfection

What is Progress, Not Perfection?

As human beings, we are in a constant state of change—for better, for worse, and everything in between. In recovery, we are constantly learning how to live life differently than the only way we knew how. As though life isn’t hard enough, starting over presents a whole new set of challenges. Recovery teaches us to live one day at a …Read More