Tag: Mother

Becoming A Sober Mommy

For the first two years of my son’s life, I was an alcoholic who didn’t drink, but still allowed the disease to run my life. It was a scary time. I never hurt my son physically, but I… Read More

60 Days Clean, And Pregnant

I started saying I never wanted children around age fifteen. It’s not that I didn’t like kids, I adored them, and they adored me. I was great with kids and made a great aunt and babysitter. I believed… Read More

Reflections Of Gratitude On 9.11

The other day, I cleaned the boys’ bathroom. It was disgusting. If you have sons, you know what I am talking about. Running to the toilet, barely making it types of messes. Dirt and grime around the sink,… Read More

No Seven Year Itch

Today, I celebrate 7 years of sobriety. Seven. Siete. Sedam. Seacht. Saba. Syv. Yedi. There was a time I couldn’t imagine life without alcohol. And I was right. I couldn’t imagine a life without alcohol, because a life… Read More

Perfect In My Imperfection

Recovery work often includes a lot of self-examination. How did I get to this place? What factors influenced my addiction? What do I need to do to heal? The beauty is that there are so many different ways… Read More