It’s Okay to Grieve: If I Want to Be Sad, I Will

My parents have been gone over twenty years, my youngest sister only six. I list all of them as victims of drugs and alcohol. I continue to grieve their loss.

Unpacking the Suitcase Days: Healing Through Grief

My mother passed away peacefully right before Christmas. Me and my sister were present. I want to thank every one of you in the Sober Mommies community who took the time to reach out to me personally. It… Read More

I Lost an Amazing Friend and Found Sobriety

I read an article about Chrissy Teigen on Buzzfeed recently, and it really stuck with me. If you don’t know who she is, she’s a model, has a hilarious Twitter (@chrissyteigen) and is married to John Legend. I don’t… Read More

My Mother is Dying, and I Don’t Want to Use

My relationship with my mother has always been challenging. My mother was an alcoholic and I was raised by my father. There was no hatred between us – she just wasn’t there. I learned as an adult that… Read More

I Had a Miscarriage in Recovery and I Am Not Okay

I had a miscarriage. I was pregnant and then I wasn’t; just like that. We swore we didn’t want anymore kids, and then life seemed to fall into place. We thought about the possibility, when the time was… Read More