The 1000 Days Sober Blog

Blog Posts From 1000 Days Sober

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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