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How Great Life Can Be Just By Living It Clean And Sober

Updated on July 20, 2014

What a Great Feeling

Just imagine how great life can be just by living it clean and sober. It is a feeling like know other, especially when one has been addicted to alcohol for so many years of their life.

I can relate to those who are addicted to alcohol and have been given the title of an alcoholic. For some reason, I can't handle the title of alcoholic, but I guess even if you become clean and sober you will always carry that harsh word along with you where ever you go in life, but you know what, I can handle it now because i know better and I am now clean and sober and that's all that matters now.

The word sobriety in many alcoholics lives and minds is unheard of because they believe, and they think there is now hope left. They may think that they are too far gone and too addicted to get out of the life style they now lead.

For myself, I never thought I would be able to surrender to something I loved to do and also enjoyed the feeling of that all mighty buzz, but I under estimated myself and I didn't think I had it in me to stop drinking alcohol.

With the power of Positivity and the power of our God I was able to overcome the addiction that ran and almost ruined my life. We the alcoholics, are on a spiral turn downward right to rock bottom if we don't take charge of our life and take action of changing it before it is too late.

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Living Life Sober

Living life sober is one of the best things anyone could do for themselves and their families as well. The families as we all know suffer right along with the alcoholic, but there is one small difference and that is that the alcoholic has the luxury of feeling that buzz or high while the family sits back and puts up with everything that goes along with the alcoholics life style and the alcoholics mood swings.

The families are the one that worry and wonder if the alcoholic will ever see the light and make the decision to quit drinking alcohol. They wait patiently until one day, they have had enough and start to try to convince the alcoholic to seek help and tell them they must stop drinking alcohol and get clean and sober. They try to explain to the alcoholic that they are ruining their life and they will die at an early age and that they are ruining their families lives along with their own.

The alcoholic always thinks that they are doing nothing wrong, as we all know, and they live in that little world of denial until one day that bottom falls out and they may lose their jobs, their families and in some cases their life.

So you may ask yourself, why do I continue to write articles on alcohol addiction and how it can and will ruin ones life and my answer to you is that I will continue to write these articles until the day I die in order to get the point across to all that are addicted to alcohol and drugs as well. To explain that they should believe in themselves and know deep down that what they are doing is wrong, but can be corrected if they want that clean and sober life. Never give up on yourself and believe in yourself and if the willingness and desire to change is there than you are on the road to recovery and your clean and sober life.

I want everyone in the world that reads these articles to know that there is always hope and professional help for anyone that truly wants to become clean and sober again and live the clean life. All you have to do is to want it and want it bad enough to surrender and quit your addiction once and for all.

Make Your Life Count

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Think How Your Life Could Be

Put your thinking cap on and think just how wonderful your life would be waking up each and every morning with a clear head, not hung over, wondering did you do something or say something wrong the night before in that bar or where ever your were that you may regret when you awake.

Think positive and get the desire to find your sobriety and live the life that you were put on this earth to live.

Think of all the wonderful things you can do with your loved ones and enjoy and take in all those memories and them remember them forever because you are not in that fog with your addiction.

Remember, we are here on earth only one time, and you had better make the best of every minute, because as the minutes, hours and days pass before your eyes, they can never be replaced or brought back into your life.

© 2011 Mark Bruno

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    • the clean life profile image
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      Mark Bruno 7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Sunnie Day, Thanks for visiting and commenting on this hub. I also hope and pray your son can see his way out of this horrible addiction. I thought I would never be able to surrender and it took some years to finally realize I was in denial and when I finally realize that I was then ready to quit drinking alcohol,

      God Bless you and your son!

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      Sunnie Day 7 years ago

      Very good article. From the heart of a mom whose son has been addicted to drugs, I can only praise God that there is hope for a life of sobriety. I don't like titles either..

      God Bless,

      Sunnie

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      Mark Bruno 7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Hello Mistress and it's real nice to hear from you again. I so glad you had a great Holiday Season with your husband. I am very excited about the shore house and thanks for visiting this hub. i hope you enjoyed it as well. All the best to you and yours for the new year 2011!!

      Mark

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      Mistress of Spice 7 years ago from uk uae

      hello mark it seem life is treating u well, a shore house, wow excellent,i mssed the hubpage for a while, life an errend, an the unxpected surprise holiday took my breathaway..........am refreshed energized an back.Though i promised hubby 'our time' and hemde me a promise too...........so the new year calender didnt tke on well as ive notmet my resolutions and is being cheated and left behind...with a sudden unexpected holiday am jsut trying to findmy feet....we chatmore as it seem i will hve less time here..but all wot i can make of it will dependon myself..tc will chatmore soon.

      mistress of spice..

      :-) good to b back...< * * >

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      Mistress of Spice 7 years ago from uk uae

      hello mark it seem life is treating u well, a shore house, wow excellent,i mssed the hubpage for a while, life an errend, an the unxpected surprise holiday took my breathaway..........am refreshed energized an back.Though i promised hubby 'our time' and hemde me a promise too...........so the new year calender didnt tke on well as ive notmet my resolutions and is being cheated and left behind...with a sudden unexpected holiday am jsut trying to findmy feet....we chatmore as it seem i will hve less time here..but all wot i can make of it will dependon myself..tc will chatmore soon.

      mistress of spice..

      :-) good to b back...< * * >

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      Mark Bruno 7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Marie, You are right I got confused. I am so sorry and told Cindy so in PM I had a long and exhausting day at the shore painting and all the good stuff trying to get our new shore house ready to live in. Please except my apologies. I have it right now.

      Thanks you so much for your always so kind comments not only to my hubs but me as a person. You are the greatest.

      God Bless you and your family! :)

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      VioletSun 7 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

      Mark, I think you missed Misthorizon's (Cindy) comments as it looks like you are confusing me with her, so she replied to your comments in her hub as well. :)

      I love to see your work reaching those who can gain a benefit. I do, in the sense that it keeps me motivated to work on issues, help others and keep a positive focus.

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      Mark Bruno 7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      Josh, Thanks for commenting and yes your are right, we are only here one time so make the best of every minute.

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      Mark Bruno 7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      fucsia, Nice to see you here again. I miss taking to you and I am so glad you enjoy my writing :) It really makes me feel great to know I am making just a small mark in the world of addiction, but I will continue try that's for sure.

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      Mark Bruno 7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      ssaul. Thanks for your wonderful and uplifting comment. Yea stay away from that stuff, it is only leads to huge problems in the end!

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      Mark Bruno 7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      VioletSun as always thank you for your thoughtful words and do I do wish Cindy all the best in her recovery. Thank you also for the Voted Up :)

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      Mark Bruno 7 years ago from New Jersey Shore

      AskAshlie3433 thank you for visiting my hub and for your kind comment.

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      Cindy Lawson 7 years ago from Guernsey (Channel Islands)

      Hi, I really enjoyed this hub. You are truly an inspiration and I found this as a result of VioletSun's comment on my hub about my own developing dependence on alcohol. Actually at time of posting this you have commented on my hub, but I am not sure if you thought it was mine or Violet's Hub from your wording. Anyways, just so you know it was about my own experiences etc that lead to my current situation.

      I am keen to read more of your journey, and look forward to reading more.

      Keep up the good work :)

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      Josh Wiley 7 years ago

      Very good read. I agree we must all number our days and make the most of them, you can not get them back!

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      ssaul 7 years ago

      Beautiful just beautiful! This definitely deter me from drinking alcohol in the extreme! Thanks!

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      fucsia 7 years ago

      Life is too beautiful to live it in the fog! :))

      Your Hubs are always positive and stimulating.

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      VioletSun 7 years ago from Oregon/ Name: Marie

      You continue to do good work, Mark! I posted a comment about you in this hub, as Cindy the writer is dealing with a dependence on drinking and wants to stop. She is pretty awesome, and hope she finds the strength to commit.

      https://hubpages.com/health/Early-signs-of-alcohol...

      Voted up!

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      AskAshlie3433 7 years ago from WEST VIRGINIA

      I agree with you 100% It is very important to live sober. You will feel a lot better this way. Life is to short to live the wrong way. We only get one shot. Great hub and best wishes to you.

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