Reassurance that you will come out the other side better, healthier and happier than ever. There is a light at the end of the tunnel.
Here's some ideas to think about if you're struggling with staying sober right now. It can take some practice, patience and determination before sober living becomes easy and natural.
A visit from my brother and a trip to Malaga helped me to learn that feeling uncomfortable emotions is okay.
Jo describes how stopping drinking and living life sober brings you all sorts of sweet moments of smug satisfaction that you're not "that person" anymore.
Instead of running away from uncomfortable feelings with alcohol, how much healthier it is to stay sober and sit through the discomfort