Tag: Alcoholism

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

Just Because You Want to Drink/Use, Doesn’t Mean You Have To

The first time I heard this it stopped me in my tracks. So simple. No bullshit. No magic tricks where someone pulls something out of a hat. Just truth. Just because I want to drink or use, doesn’t… Read More

I’m Sober, and I Still Love Getting Wasted

 *this post contains sponsored material*   I love getting wasted.  I love the way it makes me feel, and the instant relief I get just having a glass or bottle in my hand — even before it touches my lips…. Read More

Sobriety Changed Me

I’m a recovering alcoholic. While active in my addiction, I wasn’t a very good mom. Truth be told, I wasn’t a very good person. There was a time I never thought I could make it 24 hours sober,… Read More

I Got Sober Today

Sober Mommies I Got Sober Today

I got sober today.   Sixteen years ago today, I held up the white flag of surrender. I admitted that my addiction was beating the shit out of me, and I wanted out of the ring. I left… Read More