Tag: God

A New Year Sober

I woke up this morning before the sun came up. I felt excited about the day and a part of me couldn’t wait until the kids were up so we could start it. I knew where I was,… Read More

My Secret Almost Killed Me

The word alcoholism is scary and comes with all kinds of labels, stereotypes, and emotions. I hated standing up in front of everyone and having to say, “My name is Amy and I am an alcoholic.” It sent… Read More

Powerlessness Sucks The Big One

Powerlessness; Merriam-Webster defines it as “.. having no power: unable to do something or to stop something.” That sounds about right, although my personal definition might be more along the lines of “The suckiest thing ever.” I am… Read More

God Has My Son

A few months after I completed rehab, I came across a woman who ended up sending me some speaker CDs from a 12-step meeting.  I didn’t open them right away.  She told me she would be sending them… Read More

When Letting Go Is The Only Option

  I’ve been sober for over 14 years now, some more challenging than others.  This last summer was one of the moments my serenity was heavily tested. As a media professional for over a decade, I finally had… Read More