The 1000 Days Sober Blog

Blog Posts From 1000 Days Sober

Reality

I planned to spend time with my cousin on Friday night; then on Saturday, he would drive me into ...

Sep 24, 2020

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Greyscale

  Game of Thrones fans will remember Ser Jorah Mormont picking up a greyscale infection...

Sep 09, 2020

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A Resistance Reversal

The universe is vast, and somewhere, deep inside, you’ll find a Dry Martini with a Tw...

Sep 03, 2020

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Alcoholism is an Invisible, Violent and Dominant Belief System

    In 1946, E. M. Jellinik, the man credited with naming Alcoholism as a disease, ...

Sep 02, 2020

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The Suffering Choice

  Two people, working for the same company, lose their job on the same day. It’s an u...

Aug 15, 2020

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The Bell and the Blackbird

I’m on the phone to Jude telling him that my life is shifting in ways that I can’t ...

Aug 12, 2020

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Finishing Things

  Neil Gaiman’s Masterclass on creative writing is brilliant, and one of the thin...

Jul 27, 2020

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Learn to Value Yourself

  "Let alcohol in, and often, procrastination follows. If you want to shut the door, then l...

Jul 22, 2020

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The Fire

I sit on the tube imagining a bomb exploding. Reaper-like flames claw at my Zia. A fingerna...

Jul 16, 2020

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Sugar-Free Poison

I’m in the lift in the ARIA Resort in Las Vegas.    Two guys join me, both dr...

Jul 13, 2020

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Nickel The Pig

  Nickel is a ceramic pig. Zia dropped him a few times (not the smartest gift for a 3-ye...

Jul 13, 2020

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Expectations

I get it.   Lowering your expectations is a cracking way to mitigate the failure fall.&n...

Jul 07, 2020

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The Gods

  I used to love visiting restaurants. Today, it's excruciating. I catch myself forcing my ...

Jul 06, 2020

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Prosperity

Something has clicked.  It's clicked before.  It will click again.  While it's ...

Jul 06, 2020

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The Only Way Out is Through

After a bike ride that’s taken him less than four hours to travel 50-miles, Tony wonder...

Jul 18, 2019

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