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Musings from the Mountains. My random advice of living a wild life.

I’ve been sober for forty days. My journey, however, started two years ago. This isn’t a story of falling on and off the wagon. There’s a little bit of that in my past, sure. This is a story of unintended sobriety. A two-year journey of holistic healing. A story about how quitting alcohol is the easiest part of getting sober.

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Yes, it was that stupid.

We all drink because of our traumas.


Most people consider rock bottom to mean homelessness, street corners, begging, and brown paper sacks. My high-functioning addiction kept me prisoner far longer than societally accepted rock bottom ever did.

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One Month Sober: What I’ve Learned so Far.

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For thirty years, I craved more. Only after many years of self-work and self-discovery did I realize that they key to my happiness was less.

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The universe stepped in and saved me from my alcoholism

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