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4018 Days of Sobriety.

4018 Days of Sobriety.

Today will always be a day of celebration. January 30th will forever by the day that my life changed. The day that my marriage changed. The day that generations would be changed.

January 30th, 2008 is the day that I took my last drink of alcohol. 

Take That World! 19 Truths About Marriage.

Take That World! 19 Truths About Marriage.

Today we celebrate 19 years of marriage. That’s a really long time. 19 years. It is hard to believe that it has been that long. 6,940 days of being together.Best friends. Husband and wife. Bryan and Shayla.

However, what we have now almost never happened.

The Silent Drug.

The Silent Drug.

I DON'T DRINK.

It’s only three words but with these few words, a line is drawn in the sand.

You are not asking the question, “you don’t drink what?”. You know exactly what I mean when I say these three words.

The Other Side Of An Addiction.

The Other Side Of An Addiction.

Evenings out with friends were always enjoyable, fun, and filled with laughter. The night might have included our favorite karaoke bar, restaurant, or just a night alone. Wherever we were, alcohol was involved.

God, where are you in THIS?

God, where are you in THIS?

I recently spent a week in Las Vegas for a conference I was attending. This was my third time in Vegas. The first time was in 2008 for a marathon. I said that I would never go back. We went back in 2010 for another marathon (long story but it had something to do with my severe OCD).

It's my birthday. I'm 9.

It's my birthday. I'm 9.

es, it's my birthday. Not my BIRTH birthday because that is February 25th but my spiritual birthday. That might sound weird to some of you or you write it off as some "religious thing". But hear me out and keep reading. It could change your life today and forever.