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

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

The Joy Is In The Journey?

When I was five years sober,  I hit an emotional bottom. I was still making terrible decisions and no longer had an intoxication defense to justify them. I found myself unable to look in the mirror sober, because I… Read More