Audio: Life Challenges

Episode #85 for my sober podcast thingy is definitely the hardest audio I’ve ever recorded. How do you deal with shitty life events and be sober. What about cancer, or death. What about worry and frustration. Is it still worth being sober? Bob sent me an email asking these questions, and this audio is my response to her. There will be tears. This is hard.

Below I’ve posted a 4 minute extract from audio.


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I want to put this online, to hold myself accountable. I want to document the noise in my head. I'm tired of thinking about drinking. date of last drink: june 30, 2012

  • There is always a worse. I get that. I pored bottles of wine on me. I haven’t lost a son but have been in similar devastating situations. Thank you for this.

  • I give you tremendous credit for addressing a very painful and delicate subject. As a mother of four children, my heart and prayers go out to anyone who has lost a child.