Day 114: My First Sober Christmas

Happy holidays, y’all ! Pheeew… it’s over: I survived my first sober Christmas in a family of heavy drinkers. Yaaay !!! I am sure that many of you had some kind of an intense experience, whether it was discovering sober Christmas for the first time, dealing with family members and dynamics (whether pleasant or horrible),Continue reading “Day 114: My First Sober Christmas”

Day 105: Survived “Family of alcoholics” gathering :)

Wow. I feel almost guilty for the title of this post, but I’m not going to sugar-coat my feelings so as to not upset my introjected parental figures, that would be insane ! 🙂  (I don’t think my real parents will ever read this blog) Anyway…. I made it ! My first family event sinceContinue reading “Day 105: Survived “Family of alcoholics” gathering :)”

Day 104: Paris, Paris, Paris!

Ah, the City of Lights, my old home. I landed yesterday and spent most of the day sleeping after a 15 hour flight (I took 3 different planes!). After years of living abroad and going back and forth across the globe I don’t know where my home is anymore. I have grown used to sayingContinue reading “Day 104: Paris, Paris, Paris!”

Day 101: What is happiness?

As a stressful time (almost) draws to a close and the holidays approach, it is time to reflect (briefly, cause I ain’t got no time!) on the meaning of these last three months and on this HUGE achievement of successfully making it through 100 days alcohol free. For the first time in three months, withContinue reading “Day 101: What is happiness?”

Day 97: Far from perfect! -Bye bye ego, hello shame!

These days I am under tremendous pressure work-wise: the third chapter of my PhD is due at the end of the week and I am nowhere near finished. This means I am putting in 10 hour long days, while battling very intense feelings of anxiety and discouragement, which (NO WORRIES!) is just part of theContinue reading “Day 97: Far from perfect! -Bye bye ego, hello shame!”

Day 94: Sober “work party” anniversary !

As I buckle up to face the holiday cravings and fears (yay my first Sober Xmas!!), here is a quick post to mention a “big” change that I hadn’t suspected and really surprised me this week. Three months ago, almost day for day, I flew back from France to the U.S.A, ready to take onContinue reading “Day 94: Sober “work party” anniversary !”

Day 90: Wowowowow!

THREE MONTHS!!!! Like my friend (or father? LOL) Jim says in his own post, this is the longest I have been sober since I was 16. For those of you who are in the first few days or weeks of your journey, believe me, if I can do this, then so can you!!! I neverContinue reading “Day 90: Wowowowow!”

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