Tag: motherhood

10 Tips For A Sane And Sober Summer

Sober Mommies 10 Tips For A Sane And Sober Summer

For some reason, summer always strikes me as a tough season to stay sober. Maybe because of the energy it brings, or the increased number of cook-outs and drinking that goes on. Granted, I didn’t need the summer excuse to get my drink on, but I’m certain I used it anyway. If you are new to sobriety, or if you’re like me and get a little nostalgic, here are 10 tips for a sane and sober summer.

I Was A Soccer Mom…and A Drug Addict

I was the soccer mom, the football team mom, even the chaperone for school dances and booster club meetings. I was all in. Gradually though, my life became about using to not get dope sick. I was a drug addict.

A Letter To My Sister, The Addict

Dear Sister: While you were learning how to live sober, we were trying to learn how to trust you. These obstacles are equally difficult.

I Am A Drunk

It is now 4:15 am. I woke up sober. I can’t sleep. I feel guilty, ashamed, and embarrassed. I know what’s wrong with me. I am a drunk. Every day I tell myself that tomorrow will be different…. Read More

Eight 12Step Slogans Useful to Any Recovery Path

Whether your recovery includes a 12step program, Smart Recovery, Harm Reduction, Moderation or another path, here are some helpful slogans to help anyone gain perspective when struggling! “Addiction doesn’t discriminate.” Society has stigmatize substance use disorder and painted… Read More