For me, living sober has given me space to leave behind things that were holding me back, and move faster towards things I want.
Being sober hasn’t changed the fact that I hate myself. Now I just hate myself sober.
Once the post-concussion syndrome healed, I had a way to manage my remaining pain: alcohol.
For at least four months after I made the decision to quit drinking, I found myself in a strange purgatory. I didn’t want to be drinking. I didn’t want to not be drinking. I wanted all the “mores”… Read More