Tag: 12-step recovery

Ask a Sober Mom: How do I Support Myself in Early Recovery?

Sober Mommies Ask A Sober Mom Posts

There’s no one tool that worked for me, but I have a “recovery toolbox” that helps me feel supported as I build my new life. 

I’m Two Years Sober, and I Don’t Feel Like Celebrating

“Congratulations! Where are you celebrating?” Just a few days ago, I quietly acknowledged my two year sober anniversary with a “congrats” from my partner and a few Facebook posts from close friends who are also in recovery. Then… Read More

I Didn’t Need To Change

When I first started attending a 12-step program, people told me in order to stay sober, I had to “change the person I brought in.”  They said the way to do that was by taking the 12 steps…. Read More

Drinking Was My Solution

When I first started attending a 12-step program, I remember people saying that in order to stay sober, I had to change the person I brought in. I was told the way to do that was taking the… Read More

Why Can’t You Just Listen??

Before the day I completely erased the word “should” from my vocabulary, there was Sarah. Sarah was a few years younger than me, and had been sober and clean for a couple of months. We met through a… Read More