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World coming down

In short: Friday I will hand in (mail) my resignation and the tax office wants to audit me from 2015 back to 2010. How funny is that for somebody who can’t even open a letter? Well, I guess that is … Continue reading ?

Audio: Q&A Quitting Together & Medication (episode sp160)

Last week I recorded a quite long question-and-answer live broadcast for my weekly sober podcast series. You’re familiar with the one-minute audios. These are longer, meatier. Part 2 of the Q&A call (episode #160) covers these two questions: ~ How would you work with a couple who are both trying to quit drinking at the […]


So, singing lessons…. Guess what we got the first lesson? Ghegheghe…. Yes; Rehab… This is so, so, so dunno, strange? Of all the songes in the world.???? Obviously the frequency of addiction is still strong in my life. Further: I … Continue reading ?

anonymous confession booth: things we can’t control

step right up. for one day only, i’m creating an anonymous sober confession booth on the subject of “things we can’t control”. I want to focus on things we need to let go of. Like crazy in-laws, compulsive behaviours, and those people you are forced to visit where you’re afraid to eat in their homes […]

Memories – Like an Alcoholic’s Storage Space…

  Sing it to the tune of, “The Way We Were“. I was back in Jacksonville for a long weekend. I was reconnecting with my loved ones, helping my daughter Lauren move, and cleaning out one of my storage spaces. There is something metaphorical...Show More Summary

Boss, tax, chocolate

Things are difficult. Sad. Boss bitch is on war path again: “Ooh, I can not say that when Feeling is present (referring to the sex question about ‘how often do you do it?’ she half-finished when I walked in), but … Continue reading ...

Audio: Q&A Post-Goal Letdown & Collecting Sober Tools (episode sp159)

Yesterday I recorded a question and answer live broadcast for my longer, weekly sober podcast series. You’re familiar with the one-minute audios. These are longer, meatier. Part 1 of the Q&A call (episode #159) covers these two questions: ~ What to expect after day 50 (which ties in with the idea of post-goal letdown at […]

Police, Yoga and Sober Monk

Last night the police were around again. Three cars with lights - no sounds - and half a dozen uniforms pecking around the front of the house, looking down at their shoes, clicking on their torches. Something was going on. Well it was - and it wasn't. Show More Summary

DIY Apple Spice Scrub

Hello Sober Julie readers! I’m Stacie from the lifestyle blog, Simply Stacie and I’m crazy about DIY beauty. I share a ton of easy beauty recipes over on my blog already and now I’m going to share some fun stuff with all of you too. I love making my own scrubs. First off, it’s super... Read More » The post DIY Apple Spice Scrub appeared first on Sober Julie.

Tuesday Celebration Roundup

Happy Day 50 to Balancebeam! Happy Day 50 to Jacci2! Happy Day 50 to Bemmy Girl! Happy Day 50 to Battle Matt! Happy Day 50 to CPS! Happy Day 50 to Lalisa! Happy Day 50 to SarahJune31! Happy Day 50 to Maverick! Happy Day 50 to crookedriver! Happy Day 50 to AllyMarie! Happy Day 50 […]

Pecan Butter Tart Bars – SO good and SO easy

What is a butter tart? If you’re from Canada you may be looking at me like I’m off my rocker because who doesn’t know the deliciousness of a butter tart? Many, many folks haven’t tried a butter tart and that’s kinda sad. Butter tarts...Show More Summary

Last Call – Nancy’s story of Alcoholism and Recovery

Sober doesn’t Suck! is a safe place for people to share their stories of facing alcoholism, addiction and recovery openly and honestly. There is no requirement of sobriety for posting, if you’re concerned about your using I want to hear from you too. Show More Summary

Audio: Plan B (episode sp158)

Yesterday I fit in a really lovely, if spontaneous, live broadcast of Sober Podcast Episode #158 for my longer, weekly sober podcast series. You’re familiar with the one-minute audios. These are longer, meatier. This new audio is based on a quote from Sheryl Sandberg:  “I cried to him, ‘But I want Dave. I want Option A.’ He […]

More online summits

MEDICINAL SUPPLEMENTS – ALREADY RUNNING This is already running, monday is ‘Encore day’ where alle the interviews are online again.   INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE FOR MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE The more holistic approach to it.   ANXIETY SUMMIT Comming off pshychiatric drugs … Continue reading ?

A Feast from PEI – Fall Flavours Culinary Festival

I have had the pleasure of touring one of Canada’s most beautiful provinces, Prince Edward Island…or PEI as it’s known. I was invited by the PEI Tourism Board to come and experience the Fall Flavours Festival and share my experience with you all. Show More Summary

Flawed Research: Proof That Social Drinking Was Never Healthy

Most of us have heard stories about the potential health benefits of drinking alcohol: light-to-moderate drinkers had fewer heart attacks than abstainers, as well as a lower statistical risk of dying from heart disease. But does alcohol really live up to the hype? A new study is calling these old claims into question and it...

Don’t Skip Breakfast with this 2 Min Fresh Egg Idea

So life is busy…like wacky busy these days! With the kids in school one would think that Brad and I could get our acts together and find time to slow down but life doesn’t work like that. One of the things that’s suffering is our morning routine. Show More Summary

Lesigh, karma overrunning darma

A few days ago I commented on a (wonderful post) of Abbie in, what now, when looking back, looks like a mood of sheer frustration from my side; running up the walls. I am sorry Abbie.???? I should not have … Continue reading ?

Free online summits

RECOVERY 2.0 The free online summit Recovery 2.0 will start again on Wednesday the 14th! Yay! For those who are new to online summits: interviews of 30 to 90 minutes with people are knowledgeable in their field every interview is … Continue reading ?

Exploring Sober Life in Fields of Poison Ivy…

  I yack all the time about getting out and exploring in recovery. “Hike,” I say with conviction. “Fill your hands with a camera and your head with passion for something rigorous.” Climb a mountain, snowshoe across an unmarred wilderness!...Show More Summary

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