DUI (or Driving Under the Influence) can result from either using alcohol or drugs, even prescription medications. Just ask Tiger Woods or one of the thousands of others every year that get stopped because their driving is……
Honestly, as I watch this video, someone who used to drink a lot, mixed emotions flood me. It is easy to judge but I don’t think that she is aware of her addiction problem. I had DUI once too but that didn’t stop me from drinking. As I look back now, I think that all the programs that court required me to do actually were waste of time. Risk education programs fail for one reason only, the addiction counselors just want money and they let you off easy. All I did was pay money and……
Hello, my name is Anonymous. I been drinking for 6 years and isolating for 12. I have been sober for over 7 months. I am a loner and this blog helps me to stay sober. Rehab has played a major role in my recovery.
This was the latest major craving/urge that I had in my sobriety. It was memorial weekend. I went through hell.
This is from SMART RECOVERY meeting. I wrote down the reasons for drinking and not drinking.
Powerful realization that took me out of the victims role and helped me stay sober during the most challenging times.
I was fresh out of rehab. Attending morning IOP (Intensive outpatient program) and being hammered with cravings pretty much every day. This craving changed that. I don't know why? but afterwards my cravings/urges became less frequent.