100 Fun Things To Do Sober

Having fun in sobriety can be a whole new learning process. Like a toddler learning to walk, being sober means relearning everything we thought we once only knew how to do while drinking.

Ending The Stigma Starts With Us

Every time I share that I am a person recovering from Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), with someone who is not in recovery, it is always in hopes that I may change their negative view of the disease, or that I might be the person that they will feel comfortable enough with to ask for support if needed.

Keep living. Keep hoping. Keep loving.

This song is by far my favorite Chris Cornell song… To me it’s about not living to the full potential that life has to offer, and being in so much fear that it is not until you are on your death-bed that you realize, finally, that you missed it all… DEAD WISHES Staring in the mirror…

THE LAW OF ATTRACTION

Law of attraction (New Thought)  from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In the New Thought philosophy, the law of attraction is the belief that by focusing on positive or negative thoughts a person brings positive or negative experiences into their life. The belief is based on the idea that people and their thoughts are both made from…

Being a Sober Mom Is the Greatest Gift

Many people continue to believe that alcohol addiction is a character flaw or a weakness in a person. They may believe that the alcoholic simply cannot hold their booze and should just stop! But there are many factors as to why a person continues to use despite the negative consequences. This seems to be more…

How To Let Go of Guilt and Shame

Like many of us, I came into recovery with a great amount of guilt and shame about my alcohol induced behavior. Under the influence, I have done things that I would have never intended to do, and often, I found myself in situations that I would have never imagined being in. This kind of shame…