Balance, Healthy Living, Motherhood, Personal Growth, Self-care, Sober Living, sobriety, Uncategorized, Wellness

Coping with a stressful season… sober.

Lately life has been BUSY! Like too busy. After I got done doing all my cartwheels from celebrating my first year of sobriety, I sat back down to reality---> stay-at-home-mom life + intermittent single-mom-mode + three BRUTAL courses for my current masters program. Folks, I've been on the STRUGGLE BUS! Don't panic, though! Booze is… Continue reading Coping with a stressful season… sober.

alcoholism, Balance, Personal Growth, recovery, Self-care, Sober Living, Teetotaler, Uncategorized

What I’ve learned in my first year of sobriety…

Holy sh*t!?! I DID IT!!! I've gone 365 days without a SINGLE DROP OF AlCOHOL! Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I could go this long without my sweet escape, my crutch, my friend- but I sure did! And I'm just so dang happy because of it! Truth be known this was no… Continue reading What I’ve learned in my first year of sobriety…

alcoholism, Balance, Marriage, Personal Growth, recovery, Sober Living, Teetotaler, Uncategorized

Marriage. Soberly Divided: Part II

Recently a dear sober sister- Ashley fromΒ Bloomin' AshΒ - asked me to serve as a guest blogger. I was absolutely tickled, as she's been an inspiration to me from the start of my journey. Seriously, this chick is so real, so strong, and so funny! You MUST check her out and follow, as she provides great… Continue reading Marriage. Soberly Divided: Part II

Balance, Mocktails, Recipe, Sober Living, Teetotaler, Uncategorized

Mocktail of the month (January)

Coffee (well, caffeine) has been a staple in my life since my undergraduate studies. However, when I became a mom, my consumption became like another form of breathing. Now that I've given up booze, it's my overindulgent vice. Hi, I'm Alison, and I'm addicted to coffee. But I'm OK with that (for now...). For this… Continue reading Mocktail of the month (January)

Balance, Fitness, Healthy Living, Personal Growth, Self-care, Uncategorized, Wellness

Five ways to live a more healthy lifestyle TODAY!

This post contains affiliate links, which are products or services that provide compensation if purchased through the listed link. I am a participant in the Amazon Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to I only share products I genuinely love… Continue reading Five ways to live a more healthy lifestyle TODAY!