Lately I’ve been going through the social change that comes with choosing to not drink. Some friends are acting different, while others seem to not even notice.
I have come to realize that the people that are acting different are not comfortable with the change I am making, and that does not impact me.
Because of that, I have accepted this new life I am meant to live. I know I will lose some friends in the process, but I also know I will gain so many amazing ones in the future.
Don’t give up because the people around you are reacting to your decisions. In the end, only YOU are the one impacted by your decisions. ❤️
Some non alcoholic beer!
I'm seriously so geeked out over my new set up.
We have music!
Yea, it's not new, it's not high end, nothing matches and the receiver is so ridiculously extra I can't even handle it (it was free!), but it's all mine and I just love it! My records have whole new depth now and it just really makes me so happy.
Diving deeper into vinyl has been a really wonderful distraction since becoming sober. I had a small and growing collection but I wasn't that serious about it; however music has become my biggest outlet recently particularly since I spend much more time alone these days. I spin a record to decompress from my day, I have a few for when things are really hard, I have even more to reset my mood when I am just not where I want to be. I've always leaned on music to cope but record collecting has given me a deeper love and appreciation for it.
I love the hunt, the sense of wonder and exploration, spending time with albums individually. I enjoy spending money on something tangible rather than drugs and alcohol. I ooze with pride and accomplishment watching my shelves fill.
Today I am grateful for music and my journey rediscovering it.
#vinyl #vinyljunkie #vinyladdict #vinylgirl #nowspinning #onmyturntable #turntable #vinylcollectionpost #vinylcollection #spinlikeagirl #collectlikeagirl #records #recordcollection #33rpm #pioneer #technics #audiotechnica #musiclover #rockgirl #sobriety #soberliving #recovery #substanceabuse #alcoholic #alcoholfree
I got my order from @pixibeauty today and I am so excited to start these trial sizes to see how it does with my skin. I'm not sure how to use these quite yet but I'll experiment with them. Has anyone tried these What's your favorite skin care line or tricks .
#pixiskincare #pixibeauty #selfcare #skincare
From Ulladulla to Goondiwindi to Narrabri... this weekend a dozen rural grownups and I gathered under the full moon and the stars and the endless bounty of Mount Kaputar - and we hung out and drank cups of tea, laughed, hiked, cried, and created a 100% booze free gathering in the bush. Can you even imagine A choice to all get together and not need or want to have booze as part of those celebrations ..... .
This has easily been one of the most amazing things I’ve ever done. Nothing fancy, nothing OTT. But perfection in its simple goal to create a social place in which we can ALL BE WHO WE ARE. Something I’ve never previously seen happen in my entire life as an adult Aussie from the country.
I can’t even think of a bigger blessing or a better way to celebrate four years of 100% sobriety, one day at a time.
#pioneers #explore #wanderlust #travel #adventuretime
I love following @the.holistic.psychologist
Super important for all to read and especially us in recovery. I have found it incredibly important to take my health seriously after being terrible to it for so many years. If you treat your body like shit, you feel like shit. Its interesting how many posts are similarities to recovery. Highly recommend following this page as it’s important for many to know!
4,745 days.... 13 years..... that’s how long it took me to open my eyes that I had an addiction. I have denied it with every piece of my soul. Convincing myself I was fine because I didn’t drink every day so obviously I wasn’t an alcoholic right!... WRONG ❌
My name is Brittnee and I’m an alcoholic. I might not be someone who drinks everyday but when I do I definitely binge. I drink and drink until there is nothing left. I don’t remember the last time I drank and didn’t black out.
I have been in legal trouble, have had countless fights with friends and family, lost jobs, lost relationships.
One day I woke and I couldn’t even look at myself in the mirror. The amount of guilt I carry around is insane and I don’t ever want to have to add more to that because of alcohol EVER again!
Please share your tips on cravings, dealing with guilt or anything that has helped you on your sobriety.
I am so excited for this journey ♥️
#sober #onedayatatime #sobriety #dontgiveup #soberliving #alcoholfreelife #soberlife #soberissexy #soberaf #soberqoutes #soberisbetter #sobrietyrocks
This Instagram has gotten way too eclectic over the years and now that I am sober, married and more private, I'm moving all #shamanism and #soberliving content over to this account @theconcreteshaman so that the people I work with and the people into those topics won't get mixed up with my close friends and family. The gay memes and more activist content are just not what I am about anymore. In doing shadow work, we've realized what's holding us back and where my attention has been misplaced. If I've unfollowed you on this account, I've followed you on another. Much love ❤️❤️❤️
19 Wall Balls
19 Row Cals
19.1 When You’re Knocked Up
19 Wall Balls
19 Row Cals
19 Complaints About Your Contractions, Cramps, and Sore Crotch
“Millions watched me overdose on YouTube with the video of me that went viral. None of those viewers have seemed to have time to reach out and check on me, so here is an update: January 10th I celebrated one year clean. How about you make THAT go viral!”
Follow @pathfinders_recovery for more!
Your best life is waiting for you once you decide to drop the bottle
When it gets really hard, cause it will, remember this and keep moving forward. You are bigger than the temporary discomfort and worthy of allowing yourself to become who you were meant to be! 💪🏼👊🏼
Enjoyed myself these last two days on my walks 🙏🏽🧘🏻♂️❤️
19 Wall Balls (14 lbs)
19 Row Cals
I’ve never been so excited over such a shitty score.
It’s not always about the number of reps.
Sometimes, it’s just about showing up.
37 weeks. 5 days.
Who needs a staged maternity shoot Bun’s first Crossfit Open is SO much cooler.
Check us OUT. That was just you and me, Kid. 💕💪🏼
Thank you all so much, for so many reasons.
As I sit snuggled up on the couch with the cat, getting some work done & relaxing with the family, I feel freaking accomplished!
I think we get so caught up in trying to be at our “end goal” or “dream life” that we forget to slow down & realize it is ALL about celebrating the little moments & the little things, because these little things are life!
Celebrate being early on renewing your car’s registration for the first time ever!
Celebrate getting your lashes filled (thank you coaching paycheck!!!!)
Celebrate showering & using the cold shock therapy with 43 degree water!
Celebrate making connections with others just like you.
Celebrate friendships you can lean on to make life fun & meaningful!
Celebrate being on time for your shift!
Celebrate the fact that you have discipline to fast.
Celebrate the fact that you have clean drinking water!
Celebrate the sun shining & beautiful weather to breathe love into your life!
Celebrate the crazy family dinners & the baby fingers in your nose!
Celebrate it all!
One day it will be done & the memory will be all that lasts, are you making the most out of the time you have here✨💖 #productivity
My entire pregnancy summed up in one photograph.
I will always make pillow forts for you, and never leave you outside in the winter. And one day you’re probably going to be vegetarian, sorry about that. #adoptdontshop #soberliving
Birthday dinner was a success. I got my favorite meal with my favorite dude.