Tag: Sobriety

  • I started writing a letter

    I started writing a letter

    It’s been a long time since I’ve sat down to write. It feels like it’s been much longer than it should be. The pattern of my words is disjointed.​ But, tonight I fell into a familiar rhythm. After work, I stopped by the liquor store. The lights are low, there’s familiar music playing loudly enough,…

  • You Can Also Write When You’re Sober

    You Can Also Write When You’re Sober

    Drinking and writing went hand-in-hand for me, but now I need to learn how to write while sober. It’s a promising prospect.

  • Why I’m Going Sober, without all of the details

    Why I’m Going Sober, without all of the details

    I had my first drink two weeks before my 18th birthday. The last drink I had was two weeks before my 38th birthday. 20 years, almost to the day. It took me that long to figure out my relationship with alcohol. In the end, I had to put the glass down.