I’ve Tried, But I’m Not Ready To Stop Drinking

I’m grateful for this website even though I don’t belong here yet. I’m grateful that I can feel like a part of your stories even if I’m holding a drink while reading them.

Sober Mommies 9 Reasons I Want To Drink After 17 Years of Sobriety

9 Reasons I Want To Start Drinking Again

There is a part of me—even after seventeen years of sobriety—that whispers ever-so-seductively every summer that it might be acceptable to start drinking again.

I Am A Drunk

It is now 4:15 am. I woke up sober. I can’t sleep. I feel guilty, ashamed, and embarrassed. I know what’s wrong with me. I am a drunk. Every day I tell myself that tomorrow will be different…. Read More

5 Reasons I’m Not Laughing at your Mommy Drinks Meme

if you are saying, “Mommy drinks because…” and the honest answer is anything other than “I’m a grown-ass woman who can do so responsibly and enjoys it” then you’re using an external reason to justify your alcohol consumption.

I Didn’t Trust Women

Upon entering recovery, it was suggested that I lean on other women for hope and guidance. I remember thinking that there was no way I could ever trust women. I thought hated women.