Tag: motherhood

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

Guess What? I’m Still Faking It – Waiting to Make It.

She’s to be admired and respected. Her inspiring story, confidence, and surety. She’s financially secure, emotionally stable, and seemingly ready for anything. She is well read and well rounded, non-judgemental, and spilling over with wisdom. Always ready with a… Read More

Ask a Sober Mom: What Can I Do About My Drinking

I don’t know where to start on my journey to not drinking. I’m sad and depressed and feeling hopeless. It is a horrible feeling and my children are becoming more aware of my problem. What do I do?… Read More