A Turtle Without A Shell

How I Got Through The Early Days Of Sobriety

EverBlume
Counter Arts
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4 min readOct 29, 2021

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The first weeks and months after I quit drinking I felt naked, exposed, and hyper-sensitized to every emotion and situation. Every reaction I had was forceful and outsized. I was jumpy, restless, and terrified. I wasn’t surprised that this was what sobriety felt like, raw and ugly at times. I knew the dreaded “feelings” would surface and that I…

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EverBlume
Counter Arts

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