Be Still My Broken Heart

It sucks when you start crying on the metro train to work before 9 am. It’s a weird feeling like drinking before noon, or something – it’s just not something you are supposed to do, right?  As the tears flow down my cheeks faster than I can wipe them, I am furiously muttering under my…

We Don’t Know

I don’t have the words lately to write. There is just too much going on, but I seem to find lots of solace in music, and I think that is so universal for so many people too. So today this songs really caught my heart, because I truly believe that we may not know, but when there’s hope, then we’ll be okay! We Don’t…

UNSTEADY – SC Podcast EP_12

1 month ago I had a moment of clarity, and made one of the biggest decisions of my life – I filed for a separation/divorce. It was an extremely difficult decision. I prayed every night for a sign from my Higher Power to let me know that this was the right choice for me and my family. And…

It’s Time to Open My Parachute 

I know, it has been quiet over here at the Sober Courage blog. I have never missed a week of posts, or two or even three. But I had to step back and regroup. I wanted to write about what has been going on, but I was stuck and unable to find the right words. I have been…

Happy 3 Years of Sober Courage!

It was just super awesome to open WordPress this morning and see this lovely note! It  sure has been quite an amazing journey! I had started this blog in hopes that I would be able to come out of the shadows of anonymity and live recovery out loud. THAT WAS A SUPER SCARY IDEA! But one…

You Can Absolutely Stop Fighting the Booze

Believe me, I know firsthand, how hard it is to accept that you cannot drink safely, that your mind has warped itself around alcohol to a point of neurosis, and your body just cannot do a single day without it! I know! And yet, I spent many years doing everything in my power to prove…