Tag: getting clean

I Got Clean and Lost My Family

“You can’t come home.” Those words shocked the heck out of me. I had gone in an Emergency Room looking for drugs again, and had actually needed surgery. I didn’t get my drugs on the street. My “dealer”… Read More

That Girl Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

I met my significant other during the last two years of my active drug addiction, so he has seen me behave pretty badly. He was the one standing next to me apologizing for my behavior while we were… 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

Fear Of The Unknown

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

Six Years Of Accountability

Just last week I was fortunate enough to celebrate six years in the world of recovery from addiction and alcoholism.  Like so many other sisters and brothers in sobriety, I could easily list a hundred things that are… Read More