"Remember that the reason you're doing this is to make YOUR life better" not your kids lives as child support is meant for. Quit buying your new boy toy new trucks, new truck tires, a riding lawnmower, a rowing machine, endless numbers of smokers and grills...I can go on and on and on and on
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The funny thing about the title of this article is that I don't really identify as a person in recovery from addiction & I don't believe that I am just maintaining my sobriety. Those things feel like small tight words that imply a life ruled by addiction & a state of just hanging on. My life is much bigger than that. This is what I do in my life today, 4 years into this journey, so that I don't fall asleep and forget how grand and delicious life really is or go back to trying to escape it.
I had my last drink 3 years ago today, on April 13th, 2013. Whenever I celebrate these sobriety milestones, I tend to get a lot of congratulations for the fact I've made it some amount of time without alcohol. Which is, of course, a big, huge, crazy deal. For the last 1,095 days not a drop of alcohol has passed these lips. Not many people can say that, and being proud I don't drink will never get old. But if I'm being honest, sober time under my belt is far less interesting and…