Tag: Triggers

How To Work Through A Deep Craving Episode

A voice that sounded like mine whispered that today a drink would feel amazing. A drink would make me feel whole and perfect. I would be able to breathe deeply and fit “right” inside of my skin. My problems would evaporate, seeming weightless and unimportant. Life would feel wonderful.

Five Tips For Staying Sober In Social Settings

Getting sober changes your life in so many ways. You don’t realize how pervasive alcohol is until you give it up! A very real concern is how to interact with your drinking friends in social settings. They still… Read More

HOLIDAYS SUCK the life out of me

The good news? The holidays are coming! The bad news? The holidays are coming! Holidays suck. Every year they suck the life out of me. I’m clean and sober, and others in my life are not. While they… Read More

My Life Revolves Around Drinking

I watched my mother die shortly after Midnight on September 18, 2014. She was an alcoholic. She was also my best friend. She turned 65 while in the hospital, just four days before she died. I don’t remember… 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