On six years of sobriety: living moment by moment with the dark, bottomless thirst for oblivion

I sit opposite my dining companion, me with my glass of water, she with her single glass of wine. I enjoy the company, I enjoy the meal, I enjoy my water; however, the whole time – sometimes more strongly, sometimes less, but always – there is this thought in the back of my mind. WhyContinue reading “On six years of sobriety: living moment by moment with the dark, bottomless thirst for oblivion”

Reverse-engineering the urge to get drunk: an interview with This Naked Mind’s Annie Grace

I’m supremely grateful to be nearly six years sober now; truly feels like I’ve been given the opportunity to have a second crack at my life, having come this close to screwing it all up. I started the process of recovery in Alcoholics Anonymous and will always have a place for it in my heart,Continue reading “Reverse-engineering the urge to get drunk: an interview with This Naked Mind’s Annie Grace”