Begin With a Single Step

I received this email last week. It describes the very early days of sobriety so honestly. I don’t think anyone of us cannot relate to this stage and I could almost feel it as I was reading it. With the owners permission, I am sharing it here, because it might really help someone else going thru this to know that…

Who Am I Becoming?

To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles And by opposing end them. That is a true question that I struggle with every day. Because every day I make…

Why Getting Sober Feels So Hard

I love cheering people on throughout their sober journeys with my peppy slogans: You can do this! Keep moving forward! You are doing awesome! One day at a time! Do not look back! Do not quit before the miracle happens! You are doing it! However, while positive reinforcement and enthusiastic encouragement with catchy slogans may…

You Tried to Break Me

a poem by Magz Shores you tried to break me everything you once loved about me now you hate me you couldn’t handle my power so you shrank in your sour you kept me submerged to feed your own rage your lies your despise deceit that was it the bomb that blew who knew? I…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Sober

How did St. Patrick’s Day become all about getting wasted!? Does anyone actually know what the holiday is about? I sure did not know, till I got sober. (If you’re still not quite sure, you can read about it HERE. I loved all drinking type holidays because it always meant that my drunk behavior, however outrageous, could…