Category: Addiction

Jul 06
Your Messy Guts Matter

“Nope. Not today. Maybe tomorrow. Maybe you’ll matter enough tomorrow.”A friend posted…

May 01
I Gave Up Custody So I Could Get Well

I fucking HATE being honest with myself when it comes to shit that really…

Mar 22
One Small Shift Can Make a Big Difference

I was 37 years old when I gave birth to my youngest son. Unhappy and feeling trapped…

Mar 15
Six Years Of Accountability

Last week I was fortunate enough to celebrate six years in the world of recovery from…

Dec 14
8 Tips for Dealing with Holiday Stress

Ah, the holiday season of peace and goodwill toward all. There may be some peace and…

Dec 08
I Moderated My Alcohol Intake…Until I Couldn’t

The first time I guzzled alcohol, I was seven years old. My mom left me with her glass…

Oct 11
10 Tips to Avoid Extra Drama on Thanksgiving

There’s something about Thanksgiving that increases my anxiety. Maybe it’s the…

Sep 30
I Hit Rock Bottom

I’m an alcoholic and drug addict in recovery. I have not had a mind-altering substance…

Sep 20
Food Is My Vice

I always suspected that I was the food equivalent of an alcoholic, though I’d never…

Sep 10
A Letter To My Sister, The Addict

I believe in Sober Mommies, and the empowering message it sends to anyone who has…