I Fell Apart in a Million Tinny Pieces

I have been through many struggles in my eight and a half years of sobriety. I broke many times before, and many times I had put myself back together. Some of them I wasn’t sure if I could get through sober at all, but I did. Except for this time. And even though I had…

4 Ways To Love Yourself

I remember being very lonely in my early recovery. I felt broken and I was in lots of pain. By the end of my drinking I had alienated all my friends and there was no one left that would put up with my alcohol induced behavior. My reckless behavior had also left me feeling ashamed and worthless….

Friday Night Pep-Talk: Sober Weekends

TGIF! Today is yet another Friday and the end of the work week as well as a payday for many. The local bars will be packed for Happy Hour soon and people will be getting ready to unwind! But wait, there is also a Saturday and a Sunday to get through! You may find that the weekends are especially challenging…

Dear Past, Thank You for All the Lessons

As I have seen all over the social media, 2016 was not the best year for many of us! It definitely was a challenging year for me – but even though it started on the wrong foot, and it crashed horribly in the middle, it actually ended up on the right foot. You see, just like…