Saturday mornings are no longer foggy, unhappy, painfully awash with regret, shame and self-loathing, working out how long it is decent to wait before starting again.
Comparison is a thief – it robs us of the ability to embrace our achievements and see ourselves in a positive light.
As a woman in recovery, what I really want is sleep, more hours in the day, and to be a more pleasant mom and spouse. Since those aren’t actual gifts, I’ve got some other solid ideas to help the SoberMommies in your life.
Early in recovery, I spent a lot of time removing my masks; the masks I wore were to cover my pain and my lies and my hurt. This was necessary because I spent so long wearing masks to… Read More
“Hi there! I am a recovering alcoholic and have been sober for 15 months. One thing I continue to struggle with though is sugar consumption. I go in spurts and binge eat sometimes up late at night eating… Read More