Tag: Triggers

How To Work Through A Deep Craving Episode

I beat my drinking demon to a pulp today. My illness and I fought — good and hard on the wrestling mat — and against all odds, I won. It was a terrifying match. I finished bloody, messy and exhausted…but I… 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

A New Year Sober

I woke up this morning before the sun came up. I felt excited about the day and a part of me couldn’t wait until the kids were up so we could start it. I knew where I was,… Read More