I’ve been clean and sober for 1557 days. Sometimes I lose track, yet occasionally all I can do is count the seconds.
Have you ever had that moment when you just had an instant connection to someone? I have. I had that moment today. I spent a couple of hours with four other amazing women at a Sober Mommies group…. Read More
Sober Mommies ContributorA Sober Mommies Contributor is most often a non-professional – in and out of recovery – with reality-based experience to share about motherhood & active addiction, the multiple pathways to recovery, or a family member’s perspective…. Read More
Category: Early Recovery Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Alcohol intoxication, Alcoholic beverage, Alcoholism, drug addiction, early sobriety, getting clean, Getting sober, habit, Health, hope, Mental Health, motherhood, Recovery, shame, sober, stigma, Substance abuse, Support, Wanting to drink, Wanting to use
I woke up this morning before the sun came up. I felt excited about the day and a part of me couldn’t wait until the kids were up so we could start it. I knew where I was,… Read More
Category: Gratitude Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Alcohol intoxication, Alcoholic beverage, Alcoholism, anxiety, Clean and Sober, Drink, drug addiction, early sobriety, Family, fear, fellowship, friendship, getting clean, Getting sober, God, habit, Health, hope, memories, Mental Health, mental illness, motherhood, New Years, staying sober, Substance abuse, Triggers, Wanting to drink
The word alcoholism is scary and comes with all kinds of labels, stereotypes, and emotions. I hated standing up in front of everyone and having to say, “My name is Amy and I am an alcoholic.” It sent… Read More
Category: Alcoholism, Self-image Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Alcoholic beverage, Drink, drug addiction, Family, fear, fellowship, friendship, Future, getting clean, Getting sober, God, habit, Mental Health, mental illness, motherhood, shame, sober, sober blog, Sobriety, Social situations and sobriety, Triggers, Wanting to drink