I was five and a half years sober when I had my daughter. I was active in my recovery. Then a familiar obsession started creeping back.
While we walked the aisles and found the perfect Anna and Elsa backpack and matching lunchbox, I told her that in two years I was going to bring her back for a new backpack for the first day of kindergarten.
I question every meltdown my children have, because I think maybe it’s because I am a recovering alcoholic.
I first discovered podcasts in early recovery, when I began cleaning houses to bring in extra cash. These are my faves.
As an addict, I must learn to deal with my emotions in healthier ways. The emotional struggle of the day is guilt. I should feel happy and complete sitting here, feeding my six-month-old breakfast; watching her play between… Read More