Tag: Sobriety

9 Reasons I Want To Drink After Seventeen Years of Sobriety

There’s something almost magical about coming up for air after the long winter months, hiding under the heavy blanket of seasonal depression. There is a part of me – even after 17 years of sobriety – that whispers… Read More

Have You Ever…?

Have you ever had that moment when you just had an instant connection to someone? I have. I had that moment today. I spent a couple of hours with four other amazing women at a Sober Mommies group…. Read More

Drinking Was My Solution

When I first started attending a 12-step program, I remember people saying that in order to stay sober, I had to change the person I brought in. I was told the way to do that was taking the… Read More

My Recovery Baby Was Born Dependent

I suffered periods of opioid addiction for eight years. In the end, there were more bad  times than good ones. At first I could stop cold turkey and reel myself in, but the last time I tried to… Read More

I Hate Myself Sober

Have you ever been in your head so much that you start hating yourself? Has every thought just reminded you how much you despise who you are? I can’t stand me. I am so stubborn, willful, hardheaded, and… Read More