Thanks Receiving

From Nov. 29 2015 After almost three years sober I have a lot of gratitude practice. In my head and in reality I get on my knees every day or I look up at the big sky and give heartfelt thanks. And I mean it: my sobriety has given my life breath, and I know enough to...

Thinking Big

Here I am holding most of my children’s clothing so they could swim in the ocean at Folly Beach the day after Christmas.  Thinking big. Someone said to me the other day, “I can’t wait for the holidays to be over so I can take a break from...

Getting to Solid Ground

This time of year is so all over the place for me- glorious things happen all month: my yearly I got sober day, my oldest’s birthday, Christmas- but I’m sort of an emotional wreck at this time of year just by the natural way my body works. I have noticed,...