Planning To Quit

Doesn’t work because before the big moment arrives, we have every opportunity up until then to change the plan. We know when we need to stop drinking. The only reason we don’t do it is because we don’t want to. The way to stop drinking is to stop thinking about it and just do it.Continue reading “Planning To Quit”

Someone’s Confused

By the time folks “decide” to get sober, they’ve likely been tossing around the idea of quitting drinking for a long long time. There’s always a part of us, regardless how small it is, that doesn’t want to stop. And so we engage it, become confused by it, think about it, talk about it, andContinue reading “Someone’s Confused”

The Art of Getting Sober

Stop drinking. Getting sober is one thing. Becoming sober is another. If getting sober was easy, everyone would do it. But here’s the inside scoop – getting sober doesn’t have to be hard and it can be permanent. There’s only ONE thing anyone has to do – stop drinking alcohol. Isn’t that nuts? It’s crazyContinue reading “The Art of Getting Sober”

Our Forgetfulness is Mindboggling

Trust me when I say that family and friends are no more shocked and disappointed than we are to discover that we drank – AGAIN – for the umpteenth time. We say we’re done. That we’re going to quit. That we’re never going to touch alcohol again. And we don’t. Until something happens. Perhaps theContinue reading “Our Forgetfulness is Mindboggling”