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Posts Tagged ‘functioning alcoholic’

Announcement: Stories of Recovery – Real People, Real Stories, Real Solutions

In this blog format you will find a collection of audio and video interviews of recovered alcoholics and addicts and their truly amazing, inspiring and touching stories. A key part of my successful sobriety was listening to other peoples stories of recovery. There are many reasons why this is so effective which I discuss in My Sobriety Solution, but the main objective with including these are to offer other ideas and examples of how people have […]

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Ann Bruno – How She Turned a Liability into an Asset

Ann’s story starts with her first drink of Jack Daniels from her mother when she was only 4 years old to help her get over the common cold.  That rush she got from the Jack Daniels took away her feelings of discomfort which carried into her adult life  and coping mechanisms. Listen to her share her story of recovery from alcoholism which has led today to her writing a book and becoming a drug and alcohol counselor. […]

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Annmarie Serratore – Addiction was taking the me out of me

Listen as Annmarie shares her story of recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs and her struggle with bulimia. Her journey began when she was adopted as an infant and continued until she had a spiritual awakening where she realized she had to do something different and went to her mother for help. Her mother, being a recovered alcoholic as well, immediately put her in rehab which started her down the journey of recovery leading […]

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Jeffrey Taylor's Sobriety Story – A High Functioning Drunk

Listen to Jeff share his story of his alcohol-consumed life and how it destroyed his marriage, business and financial security, leaving him broken hearted and clinging onto what little he had left. It wasn’t until he was found by police, lying in a New York City gutter at 2:00 a.m., that Jeff realized that he may have a problem. He was an alcoholic. Instant Emergency Loans In Jeff’s book A Gentleman Drunk he shares his first […]

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Chris' Sobriety Story – An Honest Look In The Mirror

Listen to Chris share her story of growing up in the Bronx and how she overcame a drinking and drug addiction that started at the early age of 9 years old and continued for 29 more years. After hiding her problem for years from her husband, family, career and friends Chris finally took an honest look at herself in the mirror and knew at that point she had to quit for good. Please be patient […]

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7 Simple Reasons You Need To Be Quitting Alcohol

What brought you to this site and blog post? I am always interested by this question because I went through so many phases during my drinking career and quitting alcohol. Each year I would add a new YES to the common list of “Do You Have a Drinking Problem” questions. Here are some of the questions you should ask yourself. The more you answer yes to each question the more likely you should be concerned […]

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Terry's Sobriety Story – Operation Iraqi Freedom Vet Shares

Listen to Terry share his story of alcoholism growing up in the poorest suburb in the United States, struggling with failed marriages, infidelity and post traumatic stress disorder.  His last drink came on December 4th, 2009 and he is confident that his old life is behind him and his new, healthy life, career and renewed relationships with family and friends will ensure he never drinks again. Please be patient as this may take a few […]

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Shellee Rae's Sobriety Story – Punching Her Way To Sobriety

Listen to Shellee Rae’s story of how she dissolved the pain of incest, abuse, addiction and depression to go on to live a fulfilling and meaningful life in sobriety. Her story covers painful moments, such as when she found out her father took his own life, to moments of clarity she got hitting her punching bag early on in sobriety. Shellee Rae, a holistic practitioner since 1999, shares her open loving heart with clients through […]

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Susan Armstrong's Sobriety Story – The White Picket Fence

Listen to Susan Armstrong’s heartbreaking, touching and inspirational story of recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. Susan bravely shares her story of being a member of a motorcycle gang, a victim of sexual and physical abuse and her experience being homeless to completely turn her whole life around. Today she is an internationally known speaker, author, trainer and coach. It was truly a pleasure to hear this amazing story and it is not one you want […]

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Jeff's Sobriety Story – Changing The Family History

Listen to Jeff’s inspiring story of sobriety that has led him from a life surrounded by alcoholic family and friends to waking up one morning 2 days before his 38th birthday committed to quit drinking forever. He shares funny stories such as stealing a semi on one of his drinking binges to discussing some of the real pain many alcoholics experience when presented with legal challenges during their drinking career. Please be patient as this may take […]

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