Blog Post to Share

I read Renegade Mothering a lot, and love it a lot too. The post I’m sharing is much more serious than her normal, but I thought it was mindful, and sad, and full of hope. It reminded me, in an achingly pretty way, how beloved I am by my children. How...
Trusting the Universe

Trusting the Universe

Or the title could be: How I Stopped White Knuckling It and Started Letting Go. Having faith that whatever happens happens. Not in the “it is what is is” way (which I hate) but more in the “What will be will be” one. Que sera sera. In the I...
Inner Instructions

Inner Instructions

Um, what? What is that? It’s kind of what I feel like when I’m trying to direct myself and my life, kind of like I’m making a shuriken. Whatever the hell that is. I was five months sober yesterday. I’m so good at the not drinking part of being...
A Sober Friend: Update, Part 2

A Sober Friend: Update, Part 2

Thanks universe! Now that the excitement has died down a bit (I know! I’m still thrilled, aren’t you?) there’s even more to it. Amy goes to a meeting on Tuesdays. I’m not sure if it’s an AA meeting, or just a women in recovery meeting....
A Sober Friend: Update

A Sober Friend: Update

A few weeks back I sent it out there: a prayer, a wish, a little note to the world. “I wish I had a sober friend.” HOLY FUCKING SHIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So, I have a friend of a dear friend on Facebook. Amy and I became friends since we had Beth as a mutual...