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Real people in recovery talk openly and honestly about alcoholism and recovery. Real People. Real stories. Real hope.

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Did you know that there are over 23 million people in recovery in the US alone? Organizations like "I Am Not Anonymous" are working to break the stigma of addiction, and share peoples' stories of recovery to help others who are... more

We're always trying to think of topics that are compelling to our listeners, but the heart of every show is our guests and their recovery stories. Everyone who participates on the show is a volunteer, whose willingness to honestly share... more

On this episode, we will interview Sherri VandenAkker and her sister, Krystyn White Sherri is the creator of the film My Name Was Bette: The Life and Death of an Alcoholic. This stunning documentary offers a shocking yet moving look at... more

The very idea of having fun on vacation without drinking can be daunting, especially for those of us who once planned our resort time around swim up bars and vineyard tours. Is it possible to have fun travelling and stay sober? How do... more

Impostor syndrome is the feeling that you're a fraud—that you're somehow less qualified, less deserving of success. There is the fear that you'll be ?found out," which may lead you to attempt to work longer and harder than others. This... more

A very close friend of The Bubble Hour was asked to share her story at a 12-Step recovery meeting so we asked her to record it so we could share it with all of you. Lisa U. has faced many challenges in her recovery, but she got through... more

In 2012 a study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that reports the percentage of patients abusing alcohol increased from 7.6% to 9.6% two years after gastric bypass surgery - potentially creating... more

In recovery meetings it is common practice for one person to share their experience, strength and hope and then to pick a recovery topic for the group to discuss. We have recreated that concept here on The Bubble Hour. Hearing that... more

A cold December day. A mystery unfolds. Thirty-nine year old Julie Kroll stumbles away from a minor car accident, leaving behind her eight year old daughter...and an open container of alcohol. As darkness descends, she disappears. This... more

Whether you are newly sober or in successful, long-term recovery, awaking from a dream about drinking alcohol can be unsettling. Drinking dreams do have significance and we can use them to reinforce our recovery. On this episode of... more
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