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A Sober Drunk, Finally

In 2015, I dedicated all of my writing to the addict who still suffers. The user that can not stop pulls at my heartstrings. I was that person. I drank until I almost poisoned everything in my life. The losses can not even be calculated when you include my self-esteem, integrity and life spirit. As a writer, I want to share and convey anything that can help. No one has to face addiction alone. Man... »

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How to Maintain Sobriety After Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Alcoholism is an overwhelming disease. Alcohol addiction is also a hard habit to break, even after receiving treatment. Here are some helpful tips to assist you on your road to recovery after receiving alcohol addiction treatment. This goes without saying, but one of the best ways to avoid succumbing to an alcohol addiction is to steer clear from people or places that encourage your former habit. ... »

Day 24

Day 24

Wednesday 2/25/2015 Day 24 Its been 11 days since my last post.  I was good till Friday day 19 Friday 2/20.  A crazy day.  We went upstate for 4 days starting Friday, left early around 9:30am on schedule.  2.5 hours / 132 miles into the trip on the NY throughway the trailer rim and tire tore off the trailer because the bearings in the hub blew out completely.  It was a blistering 6 degrees out and... »

Day 13 – Valentines Day

Day 13 – Valentines Day

Saturday 2/14/2015 Day 13 Valentines Day Happy Valentines Day.  Woke up a little late today, I took some nasal medication last night and so I think it knocked me out.   Worked most of the day.  Tina got us tickets to the NY Islanders vs Carolina Blue Jackets game.  Game was great sober.  I can honestly say I’ve never gone to game sober, it was SO much better.  Our seats were Section 315 Row ... »

Day 12

Day 12

Friday 2/13/2015 Day 12 Another work day.  I could really use a cold beer right about now.  Closed a new deal last night and so I was working late and all day on finalizing the job. I am offering a lower end dating site system that I wanted to assure I could get it all up and running in hours not days so that I could bust out 3-4 a day.  Its going to take some tweaking to get it right but I am clo... »

Day 11

Day 11

Thursday 2/12/2015 Day 11 I had a long day today, worked most of the day, took an hour to go to the gym and sit in the Jacuzzi for an hour to relax my body and my head.   Worked from 8am till I went to bed at 11pm.  A very long day.  I didn’t have a chance to write in my journal even though I was on the computer all day.  Bought a new keyboard for my computer which seems to work a lot better... »

Day 10

Day 10

Wednesday 2/11/2015 Day 9 Early to Bed early toi rise is my new motto.  Got a lot done today, sold a new client in Mt. Sinai today.  I had to meet with them to close the deal.  Its been a while that I ahd to meet face to face with a client.  My A game was definetly in full swing.  Being sober I really felt the difference.  I as in the moment at all times.  I used to stray when I be in a meeting.  ... »

Day 9

Day 9

Tuesday  2/10/2015 Day 9 I started work early today after taking Tyler to school at 6:30am.  Hockey yesterday gave me a good nights rest.  I need to exercise more and get my cardio back up.  Took Bella to the beach for a walk around 4:30 today.  It feels good to leave the house and not have to think about stopping for a beer or sipping on the bottle.  It gets easier every day to drive by Finlay... »

Day 8

Day 8

Monday 2/7/2015 Day 8 Started the Atkins diet yesterday, lost 4 pounds overnight.  A good day, didnt drink.  Today was a good day, played lunch hockey at the Rinks in Hauppauge.  I was winded bif time.  I could not last the whole game, I quite after an hour.  I am big time out of shape, my cardio is way down.  I need to start running and swimming again.  I was weezing after I left.  Stopped by Dad... »

Day 7

Day 7

Sunday 2/8/2015 Day 7 Had a really good night out last night and a great day with friends during the day.  Felt amazing to wake up without a headache on a Sunday, sucks that there’s not more football.  I liked our hangover days sitting on the couch watching games stuffing our faces with food from my favorite healthy fast food place around the corner; Flavor Crisp Chicken. I am now starting o... »

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