A Little Struggle-y

A Little Struggle-y

This has been a week. Life is in one of those sort of weird trampoline moments where it feels up and then down, and then up and then maybe face plant.  I have been thinking so much about drinking this week. Out of the blue, suddenly and without warning. I almost...
Old Journals

Old Journals

This has been an emotional weekend. I searched out and found old journals that are mostly about wanting to quit drinking, and a bad relationship I stayed in for seven years. There are a lot of lists, and a lot of wishes. Loads of inspiration. And trying. Many drunk...
Sobriety 101 Part 2

Sobriety 101 Part 2

So, of course what happens after you get sober is that you have to stay sober. No easy task there. Unless it is easy, which some days it really just is. And then there are those other days. The hard ones. Ugh. Here’s the thing: you will never know how...
Sobriety 101

Sobriety 101

There’s something about a hundred of something. It feels so….hundred-y. So….solid. So….a lot. So….impossible. A hundred days? Like, no way. I couldn’t make it more than three or maybe five. Seven days? Why bother. Thirty days? Well,...
Life As A Box

Life As A Box

I was talking with a new friend about possibilities the other day. We were talking about life. And how it can be kind of like a box. And how you are the one who decides how big your box is. I’ve had several people ask me what the benefits of sobriety are....