Tag: Clean and Sober

She is an Addict

She is 5’3”, 145 pounds, dressed in business casual, and has curly hair. She drives to work in her black mini van, lucky enough to have the opportunity to bring her kids to work with her. For the last… Read More

I’m Sober And Stuck

I have been sober for a little over two weeks now and I’m not sure I like how I feel about it. I know I don’t like feeling. I left the hospital with a list of to-dos, and they all… Read More

I Don’t Like To Feel

Sober Mommies I Don't Like To Feel #recovery #stress

I remember learning about the obsession and compulsion cycle when I first came into recovery, and writing extensively about it. Not being able to think about anything other than the object of my obsession for hours and hours,… Read More

Do I Want To Stay Sober?

The world is hard. Life sucks sometimes, and I question what the hell I’m doing more often than I’d like to admit.  Recovery is even harder, the kids are hard, and my marriage is hard.  If I let… Read More

A New Year Sober

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