Blogging 100 days of Going Sober

I blogged most of them, the idea was simple: Invest the same energy into my recovery that I had been dedicating to my addiction. It was more than blogging. Sober Tony was always talking trash on Twitter about the real work of recovery: working the 12 steps with my sponsor learning from AA meetings getting … Continue reading Blogging 100 days of Going Sober

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The stigma used to start with me – now I want to help end it

Before I came out about my alcoholism, I was terrified to be discovered. I literally had drunken nightmares about friends doing "an intervention" on me. The shame pushed me into a corner, eventually I ran away to Haiti rather than admitting I had a problem. But I'm not just a victim of mental health stigma, … Continue reading The stigma used to start with me – now I want to help end it