Tag: Family

I Lost My Sister

In a perfect world, there would be no such thing as addiction. In a perfect world, it would be impossible to have an alcoholic sister. But, there is no perfect world.   My sister is an alcoholic. It… Read More

My Life Revolves Around Drinking

I watched my mother die shortly after Midnight on September 18, 2014. She was an alcoholic. She was also my best friend. She turned 65 while in the hospital, just four days before she died. I don’t remember… Read More

Is My Daughter Destined for Alcoholism?

When I found out I was pregnant, I was elated. We had just started trying to conceive (full disclosure: we tried once and BAM!), and I was thrilled at the prospect of starting a family. But after the… Read More

Recovery Challenge ~ Julie

  Read Julie’s Story   Learn more about the Sober Mommies Recovery Challenge!!   Julie MaidaJulie Maida founded Sober Mommies in May of 2013 after a bout of postpartum depression made it impossible to keep up with her… Read More

Sometimes My Husband Smokes Weed

  A few months ago, my hubby was messing around online and decided to apply for a job. The job came with health benefits, opportunities for promotion, and no more working outside in all kinds of nasty weather…. Read More