Tag: Recovery

I Struggle With My Purpose

With or without a drink I am socially confused, anxious, and worried. With or without a drink I am a mom, wife, daughter. With or without, I am a woman who – like many before me – struggles…. Read More

I’m Sober, and I Still Love Getting Wasted

 *this post contains sponsored material*   I love getting wasted.  I love the way it makes me feel, and the instant relief I get just having a glass or bottle in my hand — even before it touches my lips…. Read More

Sobriety Changed Me

I’m a recovering alcoholic. While active in my addiction, I wasn’t a very good mom. Truth be told, I wasn’t a very good person. There was a time I never thought I could make it 24 hours sober,… Read More

An Open Letter To Friends Who Don’t Understand Addiction

Dear Friends Who Don’t Understand Addiction,   Please stop referring to people who have, or are struggling with an addiction, as “they.” “They should just…” “Why can’t they just…” “They should know better…” “They did this to themselves…. Read More

I Got Sober Today

Sober Mommies I Got Sober Today

I got sober today.   Sixteen years ago today, I held up the white flag of surrender. I admitted that my addiction was beating the shit out of me, and I wanted out of the ring. I left… Read More