“Towards the end of my drinking days, I noticed that I had difficulty thinking clearly.
I was no longer able to tap into my “zone” and do my work. Additionally, I had zero interest in having a remotely complex thought and struggled to function some days on even a basic level.
I forgot things. I had to write everything down because I was incapable of remembering something in the short term for longer than a few minutes.
We often laugh about moments when we walk into a room and have no idea why we came in there, but that was becoming normal.”
Read further from SOBERish (December 2020)
Alice, the creator of SOBERish: “On December 19, 2016, I decided to give sobriety another go. I’d tried several times in the past to quit drinking and smoking but always went back. Each relapse would be worse than the last.
That all changed in December 2016. My sobriety continues and I can honestly say that I’m not the same person I was back then. At first, this site started off as a way for me to get through the ups and downs of early sobriety. I was so unsure I would be successful that I named my site Sober(ish).”