8 hours ago

Tras un año sin probar el #alcohol algunas conclusiones.
_ No tener resaca después de una fiesta es una maravilla.
_ Duermo mucho mejor.
_ La sensación de estar siempre consciente de todo lo que me rodea, es brutal.
_ Si salgo, me acuerdo de todo ;P
_ Mi forma física ha mejorado.
_ Es muy interesante poder ver la vida tal cual es, sin filtros.
_ No beber es un acto de rebeldía
_ Tu fortaleza mental se incrementa
#straightedge #soberlife

3 weeks ago

I never thought I'd make it this far but part of me wonders if it's worth it considering all of the hate and terror organizations out there and no rights to our own bodies. The men, the Christian's, and the nazi groups, I'm scared to leave the house; might be a good time to pick up drinking again.

#aa #alcoholicsanonymous #alcoholfree #alcoholic #alcoholics #sober #soberlife #soberliving #sobriety #recovery #recoveryposse #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthmatters

damien :donor:
1 month ago

After four days in Vegas with nearly 5000 colleagues, I will always choose a dinner alone over a company party. #SoberLife #RecoveryPosse

1 month ago

If drinking has been causing problems for you, today can be the day you quit.

I know it’s not easy. When I decided I had a drinking problem it took me 8 months to quit.

If you need some encouragement, DM me 🧡☮️


1 month ago

Pouring myself three fingers of #Riverine pretending it helps with depression. #soberLife

Spooky Laura
1 month ago

Sunday was my 4th sober-versary! #sober #soberlife #sobriety

Laura holds up 4 fingers to indicate her fourth year of sobriety while her 7 year old daughter peeks over her shoulder.
Incorrigible Maker
2 months ago

Great start! You got this now!

7,918 days sober for me, and I assure you it is worth whatever it takes to stay sober. I still have many days when I have to tell myself "No. Not today. Maybe tomorrow." My wife & I have been married 60 years, and the past 22 years of sobriety have by far been the best!

#SoberLife is the #GoodLife

Incorrigible Maker
2 months ago

Absolutely awesome!!

Only 22 years for me, but it's still "one day at a time".

#SoberLife is the #GoodLife

Traveling Piano Man
2 months ago

It has been 14,965 days since I had a damm drink, toked on a joint or popped a pill! #recovery #mentalhealth #sobriety #healingjourney #wellness #selfcare #addiction #alcoholfree #health #fitness #love #sober #soberlife #recoveryispossible

2 months ago

I got 1/4 through a Shirley temple before i realized it didn't taste right

I was served an alcoholic drink when I asked for a non alcoholic drink

245 days of sobriety just got ruined and it wasn't my choice 💔

I'm struggling to fight the urge to start sobbing in the club

#aa #alcoholicsanonymous #alcoholfree #alcoholic #alcoholics #sober #soberlife #soberliving #sobriety #recovery #recoveryposse #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthmatters

Jamie Mason
3 months ago

I have two good friends that I have known my entire life. We went to high school and college together. I recently started my sober life journey. Since I quit drinking, we don't hang out. In fact, not at all. They know I'm not drinking, so I think they stay away out of respect. But it hurts, because I miss them. I don't miss drinking, but I miss them. Any outing would include alcohol because it's just what we do. But it doesn't make it any less lonely. #sobriety #soberlife #soberjourney


3 months ago

My mate Jimmy Thistle, finishing up 100+ mile walk for a local charity Motiv8 around the Raad My Foillan (Way of the Gull), the coastal path around the Isle of Man.

The physical challenge is impressive enough (particularly in the recent heat), but the mental challenge to keep putting one foot in front of the other is only bettered by the challenge to stay sober for over 1000 days.

Well done mate. I salute you. Nothing short of heroic.

#charity #addiction #soberlife #isleofman #walking #rambling #wildcamping

Roni Laukkarinen
4 months ago

A bit over 1000 days sober today.

#Sobriety #AlcoholFree #Sober #SoberLife

4 months ago

Also: Lego. So much lego to build! #addiction #soberlife

Michael Freed
4 months ago

Today I'm celebrating 6 months alcohol free!

I'm not sure if he will see this, but I would like to personally thank @gbosslet. He was brave enough to share his own story on the bird site. This inspired me and I reached out to him personally for help. He recommended a couple books to read and what worked for him. Thank you so much for taking the time to answer and help a complete stranger.

#sobriety #soberlife #alcohol

Roni Laukkarinen
5 months ago

On a side note, I haven't been drinking even 0,0 % beers. They taste horrible, just like the other beers. I don't see any point of drinking a drink resembling an alcoholic drink. I like ginger beers and lemonades. :bunhdheart: #Sober #SoberLife

Roni Laukkarinen
5 months ago

Saw a dream last night where I woke up in a slight hangover and heard from my friends that I was partying with them and actually drinking the whole night. I had been having some special sparkling wine that a customer offered and found good strong imperial stouts in a local pub.

I was horrified. Why did I do that?

I woke up, this time really woke up, feeling groggy, grabbed my phone, checked my long forgotten Untappd account.

It still said: "The best 0,0% beer in the sauna. This might be my last check in, because I've decided to stop drinking poison (ethyl alcohol). I don't need to tell you why. Everyone should think why drink, NOT why not to to drink. Adiós!", dated 23. August, 2020.

Phew. Haven't had these in a while. #Sober #SoberLife #Alcohol #CraftBeer


Recently migrated from

Jordi Sharpe
Aka RaineLionheart

Location: Krestova, British Columbia, Canada 🇨🇦(Pacific Standard Time)

#HeavyMetal Maniac, #MyLittlePony fanatic and perennial weirdo. Proud #Cat uncle to one #FIV Male (Zen) and one Semi-Feral rescue Female (Cerium), and #Snake uncle to one female #BallPython (Cali/Snek).

I've been #Sober since January 19th, 2015. #ODAAT

Please don't DM me unless we know each other.

#Astronomy #Animals #Music #Photography #Nature #Comedy #Absurdist #Random #MentalHealth #2SLGBTQIA #BLM #ActuallyAutistic #NeuroDivergent #RecoveryPosse #SoberLife #AdoptDontShop #StevenUniverse #DevinTownsend #NeverConservative #FanFiction #AltText #Ace #Asexuality #Scrobbler

Stay #Metal.🤘

Roni Laukkarinen
6 months ago

Yesterday I was in a pub all night up to the closing time at 3am. A friend asked me: "Are you still sober?". I was kinda surprised about the question and the follow up questions "Yes, and I haven't thought of the subject at all since the last time you asked about it last summer."

So, the follow up questions like "Is it difficult?" and the statements like "How brave", I respect that" got me thinking. Why would it be difficult or brave? I've been sober for almost 3 years and it's who I am. I'm not addicted or suffered from it so for me it's neither especially brave or difficult. I appreciate the sentiment though.

Let me tell you a story.

Couple of years ago I was a craft beer enthusiast and, sommelier for a restaurant and a rather successful craft beer blogger on the rise. I had tasted over 5000 different beers. Sounds like fun? Well, it was, until it wasn't.

I drank from 4 to 15 beers during every week. On regular work days I rarely drank. Never in the morning. I always tasted couple of beers, often a bit more. Those beers were from 6 to 15 ABV.

I never considered myself alcoholic, but nowadays I know it's not even a proper term. Every user kinda is alcoholic, it traps you. You get sheer joy of a though going for a pint with friends. But I learned alcohol is bad for you whether you like it or not. I had always known that but I started to understand it over the years.

This is a long story, but back in 2013 after a binge drinking incident I suffered from a year long dissociation. I have GAD already and started my second time in therapy. I decided to stop spirits. I wonder why didn't stop all together, but I thought beer is different. It was my hobby after all and I didn't want to kill my hobby.

Years went by and I liked tasting different beers. My anxiety worsened over time. I really didn't like about the fact that even one beer made it so bad. I had considered quitting alcohol for years.

Then, one day after a pretty bad hangover I decided. This is it. I will no longer drink. That day was 9th of August, 2020.

I used alcohol quite "normally", even though I know today you simply can't use alcohol "moderately". There is no moderate way to jump off a cliff. Alcohol ruins everything.

I recommend books by Allen Carr, Craig Beck, Catherine Grey and Annie Grace. I read all of them and more. We should start treating alcohol the same way we treat smoking. It's harmful and we know it.

There's more to this story but I'm happy to lead a sober life. During these couple of years free from substances I've been healthier and felt better than ever before in my life. My childhood joy, curiosity and focus is back on track.

Have a nice Saturday, whether you drink or not. :bunhdheart: #Sober #SoberLife #Alcohol #Beer #CraftBeer #Drinking

A man (me) with black metal shirt, a tulip glass full of IPA in hand, sniffing it with great passion
Manc AvGeek
6 months ago

I've just realised that yesterday was my 15 year Soberversary - crikey, time flies when you're not looking!
#SoberLife #NotDrinking #HaventHadANightOutInYears

Dr. J. Kasmire, not a cyborg
6 months ago

I am thinking of cutting out alcohol this year - maybe completely (although I am not sure about that). Mostly because of some health problems, but also because I think I drink to reduce/escape stress in my life, often caused by social situations. That doesn't seem the best way to deal with stress (especially given the health issues).

Anyone have experiences to share? Advice? Resources? Thanks!
#sober #soberlife

Recover Integrity
7 months ago

Client’s In Our Residences Strive For And Reach Level Milestones

We recognize that each person is unique and has had their own experiences and feelings, strengths and weaknesses. The level of each client is determined during the assessment and is based on his situation. Clients will be evaluated as they progress through the program, and the structure will change with the client.

Welcome To The I House -

#RecoverIntegrity #sober #soberlife #soberliving #TheIHouse

Steven R
7 months ago

#RecoveryPosse #soberlife #lovinglife #sobriety
Hi all, been a while eh. Hope you are all well. 💜🙏🙏

Incorrigible Maker
7 months ago

Thanksgiving 2001 I consumed my last alcohol. That was 21 yrs, 3 mos ago. For 7759 days I have put off drinking until tomorrow. I plan to continue doing so, but I surely do miss it.
#SoberLife is the #GoodLife

Recover Integrity
7 months ago

When Yeshaia Hit Rock Bottom

Yeshaia tells the story of his own “intervention“. The day he went to jail and the weight of his life and his decisions came into sharp focus.

Continue reading:

#RecoverIntegrity #Yeshaiablakeney #recovery #sobriety #rockbottom #sober #soberlife #livesober

8 months ago

It's really really tough to continue when there's a lot of stuff happening that I need alcohol to help me with...

#aa #alcoholicsanonymous #alcoholfree #alcoholic #alcoholics #sober #soberlife #soberliving #sobriety #recovery #recoveryposse #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthmatters

8 months ago

Things haven’t been going the greatest lately, but hitting this milestone does help to put things into perspective.

Life can really suck sometimes. Five+ years ago it really, really sucked. And then I got sober.

As a recovering alcoholic, this is one of the greatest achievements of my life.

Over the last five years I lost my dad, Covid hit, I was laid off, I was trying to figure out how to live after my ADHD diagnosis, I lost my 21 y/o cat, I battled major depression, and the US and rest of the world continued to disintegrate.

I wanted to get drunk many times over the last five years, but I didn’t. I even ended up sitting in the liquor store parking lot several times.

But as bad as I wanted to drink, knowing the consequences of reopening that door was motivation enough to not do so.

If you (or someone you know) are struggling with alcohol, I understand what you’re going through and am more than happy to chat with you about it.

It’s not easy and really is one day at a time.

Peace 🧡☮️

#sober #soberlife #recoveryposse

Erik Ellestad
9 months ago

8 years into this experiment, it still seems like the right choice.

#Sober #SoberLife #Soberversary

Clouds across the SF Bay
Sophie McKeand
9 months ago

It’s been two years to the day since I last drank alcohol and I feel 🤩🤩🤩 #sober #soberlife #happy #livingmybestlife

10 months ago

CW drinking, alcoholism

If anyone every wants to talk about #alcoholism I’m always available 🧡☮️

Image shows attaining 4 years and 10 months of sobriety

#RecoveryPosse #SoberLife