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5 ways to support a Sober Friend by Out Loud Recovery

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Read the Entire Article at https://www.myoutloudrecovery.com/blog-1/5-ways-to-support-a-sober-friend 4. Have some Non-Alcoholic Options There is a running joke and John Mulaney has the best comedy sketch on this, people seriously forget other beverages exist!!! I got so sick of people asking “What do you drink now?” which I usually respond ‘‘the blood of my enemies”. I have had dates actually check to see if there were mocktails on a menu before a date…talk about impressing a lady. If it’s a house party of course some La Croix or Bubbly is fabulous, but also there are some great NA beers I personally like the …

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Thrive and Shine Article

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Click on this link to read the full article Thrive and Shine Article What inspired you to write your book? The inspiration behind Indulge Mocktails arose during the pandemic as I found myself confined within four walls, like most of the world, planted at home. The days became long, and I soon began to explore new ways to keep busy. The kitchen became a focal point as I immersed myself in creative cooking most of the time with my two sons, ages 4 and 21. In the pre-pandemic era, my days were spent speaking, podcasting, and traveling in pursuit of spreading awareness …

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Bill Wilson & Dr.Bob

In Recovery Lifestyles by Carmell Pelly5 Comments

The essence of 12-step programs remains one alcoholic or addict helping another. Bill and Dr.Bob saved my life and introduced me to God. Who are they? Dr. Robert H. Smith (also known as Dr. Bob Smith), was born to a couple in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. His parents took him to religious services four times a week, and in response, he determined he would never attend religious services when he grew up. Dr. Smith began drinking during his graduation and he noticed that he could recover from the effects of drinking easier than his classmates and would not experience withdrawals. This …

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