Tag: staying sober

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

I Was Destined For Jails, Institutions, And Death

I always thought I was destined for jails, institutions, and death, and used to pray that death would come first. On January 9th, 2012, I was drinking at a gathering after the funeral of my boyfriend’s grandfather. I drank… Read More

Confessions Of A Sober Mommy

My name is Lindsay, and I’m an alcoholic. I’ve been sober for two years now, and have faced my past mistakes and screw-ups as the opportunities have arisen. In active addiction, I ran from every bad decision I… Read More

The Joy Is In The Journey?

When I was five years sober,  I hit an emotional bottom. I was still making terrible decisions and no longer had an intoxication defense to justify them. I found myself unable to look in the mirror sober, because I… Read More

Do I Want To Stay Sober?

The world is hard. Life sucks sometimes, and I question what the hell I’m doing more often than I’d like to admit.  Recovery is even harder, the kids are hard, and my marriage is hard.  If I let… Read More