Is sobriety about not drinking?

I had a super interesting experience last night. As part of my recovery, I chair an AA meeting on Wednesday nights.  It's a great experience because I get to be of service to others, but it's also a humbling experience, because I realize how immense and beautiful the process of recovery is. It shows me … Continue reading Is sobriety about not drinking?

Stepping out of Anonymity.

Breaking the f**king stigma of Alcoholism, once and for all. There is something terrifying about the words alcoholic, alcoholism, or even in recovery.  Not for me, for others around me. Every time I say "I am an alcoholic", or a "I am a recovered alcoholic", or even "I am sober", there is a beat of silence … Continue reading Stepping out of Anonymity.