Tag: Triggers

Ask A Sober Mom: Help Me Find My Focus

Sober Mommies Ask A Sober Mom Posts

You already have everything you need to be successful in your recovery.  You are showing up and doing the work.

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