There’s no one tool that worked for me, but I have a “recovery toolbox” that helps me feel supported as I build my new life.
No girl wants to be “that girl.” When I look back on the last 20 years of my life, as hazy as they are, it’s clear to me that all I wanted was for people to like me…. Read More
I’ve heard them referred to as “emotional binges.” I like that term much better than the one I normally use to describe the fresh hell I periodically allow my mind to put my heart and soul through. I’m… Read More
Before the day I completely erased the word “should” from my vocabulary, there was Sarah. Sarah was a few years younger than me, and had been sober and clean for a couple of months. We met through a… Read More
The last two years of my drinking I worried about it a lot. I tried every technique under the sun to control my intake. I had extended dry periods, tried limiting the number of drinks per sitting, tried… Read More