I’m a newly sober mom who’s struggling. My fiancé left me after 3 years of my emotional abuse and drinking. We have 2 kids, 10 and 3, and I’m looking for any advice on how to… Read More
I don’t know where to start on my journey to not drinking. I’m sad and depressed and feeling hopeless. It is a horrible feeling and my children are becoming more aware of my problem. What do I do?… Read More
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
I jumped from job to job and relationship to relationship. I loved being a party girl, going out every night and getting wasted. I thought it made my life fun. Sure, there was shame and regret in the morning, but I could wash that away with a few drinks. When I was around 21, I met the man that is now my husband. We were, “the party couple,” until my birth control failed and I found myself pregnant. Our parents convinced us getting marriage was the right thing to do, so we did.
I beat my drinking demon to a pulp today. My illness and I fought — good and hard on the wrestling mat — and against all odds, I won. It was a terrifying match. I finished bloody, messy and exhausted…but I… Read More