When Addiction Collides with Tragedy

That’s what alcohol did for me. It was my drink all you want card – my mom has cancer, gulp, gulp, and thousands of people just died, gulp, gulp, have another! I was so emotionally unavailable, and totally incapable of doing anything but numbing myself by getting drunk.

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…

Sober Courage Year in Review – 2016

It has been yet another very exciting year for the Sober Courage blog! I had a great privilege to do several interviews with some amazing recovery worriers! I also was able to start my very own podcast on the SRN Network which I am really excited to continue next year.  During the second half of 2016…

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…

The SHAIR Podcast Featuring Sober Courage Recovery Story

I had an amazing pleasure to share my story on The SHAIR Podcast with Omar Pinto. O is a great host who knows the recovery process well, and has a great sense of humor – we definitely share some good laughs! This is certainly a more detailed story than I share HERE on the blog, and it…