All Blogs / Health / Addiction / Alcohol Addiction / Popular

Progress, not perfection explained by Castle Craig

This is a copy of a post by Castle Craig – the organisation I would go into detox process if I had not at the last moment done an extreme addicty thing and decide to do things on my own. … Continue reading ?

loneliness, depression, or boredom

from my inbox: L: “I’m not doing well. I keep starting and failing. I keep starting out in the morning with plans for a new day 1, even get one occasionally, then feel so good, I decide to get some wine. So stupid, I know. I even thought the Solstice to Solstice would be a […]

10 Uses for Frankincense Essential Oil

Do you remember Ethel from the commercials for Frank’s RedHot? Oh you’ve gotta remember her….She “puts that sht on everything”!! Well the ongoing joke in my house is that I AM ETHEL. Why, you may ask? Because it doesn’t matter what symptom anyone has, I pull out doTERRA Frankincense essential oil. Show More Summary

Parasite summit

Eh, what?! Yes, a parasite summit. Free, online parasite summit. I’m do not know what they are up to but I did find this interesting: When you first hear this it might sound way out there but one of the … Continue reading ?

How we fall in love

Or how to choose a partner wisely. Food for thought. I am happy that I quit.  Still feeling a bit under the weather, went home from work yesterday because still not ‘there’. My throat does not heal. not sure why. … Continue reading ...

Skillet Zucchini Casserole – Shakshka

Skillet Zucchini Casserole – Shakshka I’m absolutely thrilled to introduce you to a simple skillet zucchini casserole dish called Shakshuka which can serve as breakfast, lunch or dinner (win win all around!).  It’s a deliciously simple...Show More Summary


Watching a kids TV show and it warns witches for keeping control of themselves otherwise they can not control their magic. Which (witch?) set me off to wonder about my own assumptions. I assume that I will never fit in, … Continue reading ?

Four Years Sober – Four Things I Know For Sure

My four year sober anniversary came in like a lamb. I only remembered it, because Lauren sent me a text to congratulate me.  And other than being a mother (and for a while a wife) I haven’t maintained interest in many things for four years straight, so I should have been jazzed. Show More Summary

Throat infection, alcoholism, alexithymia, truth – possible 5th chakra issues

Home with a nasty throat infection after having been well, yeah ‘told off’ by my boss. He and I mostly see eye to eye but in this one case we did not and well, I overstepped (what’s new?) and he … Continue reading ?

10 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil

If you pop into my house at any given time, you will likely get a whiff of doTERRA Peppermint essential oil either in the air, or on one of our bodies. This is due to the simple fact that Peppermint essential oil has SO MANY uses and I can pretty much guarantee that I am... The post 10 Uses for Peppermint Essential Oil appeared first on Sober Julie.

Audio: Misfit

This is a clip from Sober Podcast Episode #207 sent out yesterday to sober podcast subscribers. ~ ~ “I don’t walk in dog shit. I’m taking care of me.” (sent to me by MelMel as a possible bumper sticker) ~ ~ Yes, that’s an actual quote from the podcast. Here’s what happened. J sent me […]

Cherry Protein Breakfast Popsicles

Cherry Protein Breakfast Pops I hope you have heartily kicked off your summer, where ever you may be!  We’ve been spending a lot of family time near our favourite beaches and pools.  It’s not hard to see why this season is the favourite for many. One of the things we enjoy most during the hot... The post Cherry Protein Breakfast Popsicles appeared first on Sober Julie.

Photos: Store Windows

Photography Assignment: Store Windows The goal for this assignment was to take a photo of a store window. Thanks to everyone who sent in pictures, this post is now closed to new submissions.      This post is now closed to new submissions.    


It’s been a very long road from the time I took Riley back in until today. He’s still alive. Hes still wants a drink or two or three or more. Things don’t change while they are changing. Nothing has gotten any easier along the way. I thought I’d get used to all the drunken chaos, the household mess, the ridiculous rantings and demands. Show More Summary

I Forget the Last Time I Forgot…

I was driving around yesterday, picking up obscure items like those things you stick to the floor of slippery tubs so you don’t fall while taking a shower and knock yourself out and drown. I saw a sign on a billboard on 28th Street. The sign read, “I Forget the Last Time I Forgot”. Brain […] The post I Forget the Last Time I Forgot… appeared first on Waking Up The Ghost.

big chunk of yesterday’s live audio (limited time)

i don’t normally do this. in fact, i don’t think i’ve ever done it before… yesterday i recorded a 2.5 hr live call. it’ll eventually be chunked up and sent out to podcast subscribers. one thing subscribers get as a bonus is the UNEDITED version of the audios. and you. you’ve maybe never heard the […]

Earning the money

Work has been tough lately. I’m in this position where I need to check other people’s work and set guidelines for them to work by. But the overseer left and now my boss wants me to sort of ‘fill in … Continue reading ?

test message for Sunday’s live show

On Sunday, August 6th, I’m going to do a live 2-hour radio show. In preparation, I turned on my mic and did a test message. I was trying to record a One Minute Message but things went VERY wrong. Listen now to the little clip about Sunday’s call.   Set your timer. Sunday August 6th, 2017 Pacific Eastern […]

you’ve tried it for year. now try something else.

this is an extract from podcast SP206 being sent out to podcast subscribers today. it’s about you wanting to be sober. During a recent live call, D asked me what she could do to be sober, since she’d been trying for a year. here’s my answer to her. This is a 3 minute extract from […]

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC