Tag: Getting sober

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

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

Drinking Was My Solution

When I first started attending a 12-step program, I remember people saying that in order to stay sober, I had to change the person I brought in. I was told the way to do that was taking the… Read More

Dear Alcohol…

When I got sober I went to detox, and then to an outpatient program. For over a year I attended an early recovery group meeting once a week along with therapy and a 12-step program. I was asked… Read More

Recovery Challenge ~ Julie

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