Sober Mommies: Dear Alcohol #alcoholism #loveaffair #recovery

Dear Alcohol…

Dear Alcohol, You took my life apart, piece-by-piece, and destroyed it. At first I didn’t notice it was you – it couldn’t be, because you were my friend.

Sober Mommies 10 Tips For A Sane And Sober Summer

10 Tips For A Sane And Sober Summer

For some reason, summer always strikes me as a tough season to stay sober. Maybe because of the energy it brings, or the increased number of cook-outs and drinking that goes on. Granted, I didn’t need the summer excuse to get my drink on, but I’m certain I used it anyway. If you are new to sobriety, or if you’re like me and get a little nostalgic, here are 10 tips for a sane and sober summer.

Ninety Days Clean: Taking One Day at a Time

I flew through the first five days and reached day six feeling very nervous. I had made it five days before so that seemed attainable, but anything further than that was inconceivable.

6 Helpful Tips For Coping With Stress In Sobriety

Over the last (almost) eleven years of sobriety I’ve had to find new, healthy coping skills to deal with stress.

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My Beginning was Tragic. My Ending Doesn’t Have to Be

I would go to school with a water bottle filled with alcohol stolen from whatever home I was in. No one would notice, because I didn’t drink until I was belligerent — just enough to get outside of myself.