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The sober diaries: how one woman stopped drinking and started living
The sober diaries: how one woman stopped drinking and started living is a book written by Tara. It has a solid story of how she managed to turn her life around. This book was written by someone who joined Alcoholics Anonymous because she realized she was an alcoholic. She describes what she had done, how she got it and how she got through it. Tara got into Alcoholics Anonymous because she became depressed and unable to enjoy life. Her husband left her and she lost her job. As she told us, “I knew that I was emotionally unstable and I was struggling with a terrible loneliness. I didn’t think that anybody could help me with my loneliness.” What helped her along the way was being able to connect with a professional who helped her decide to get sober. She also was able to get rid of the habits that were keeping her away from sobriety. Tara finally came up with a plan that included AA meetings, a spiritual advisor and just taking her time. She chose to stop drinking first and slowly transformed herself. Tara got to experience the benefits of sobriety by walking in the shoes of others who had been there. She got the chance to talk with them and hear what they had experienced. This book is interesting and eye opening and I have to say that I was struck by how this book is the first true memoir that I had ever read about someone who has “cured” themselves of their drinking. It’s refreshing to see someone finally be honest about what she had been through. Tara went through an incredible journey, which was almost traumatic in its length. After four years of not getting help and drinking heavily, she finally met an alcoholic who agreed to meet her halfway. Through this meeting and several other changes, she overcame her alcoholism. For those who were in alcoholic alcoholics anonymous or are still suffering from addiction, you will find this book a very refreshing read. By reading her story, you will understand what she went through and also what kind of help she was given and received. You will also have a better understanding of what happened to you and why you can never really return to being alcoholic. The sober diaries: how one woman stopped drinking and started living is a great read and will keep you motivated to change your drinking and doing those things that will destroy your life. The message is simple: you do not have to drink if you want to live a healthy and sober life. Tara found her strength in this book. Nancy Loveness, PhD is a respected speaker, speaker coach and author. She helps people break the chains of addiction, rebuild lives of purpose. I recommend that you read The sober diaries: how one woman stopped drinking and started living to find out how you can do the same thing. For more information, visit her website at http://tasharanewlife.com.