Towards the end of last year, I realized I was ready to amp up my recovery game by making more connections... in-person. As someone who struggles a great deal with social anxiety, I knew this was a demon I was not only ready to face but to punch in-the-face. Drinking and anxiety always went hand-in-hand for… Continue reading Kicking social anxiety to the curb: my experience at the She Recovers Sacred Pause Saturday
WOW! I'm still in awe of how much LOVE and support I received the other day as I hit my one-year soberversary! The sweet words, flowers, phone calls, texts... ❤ I'm one lucky gal to be surrounded by so many incredible souls! But my celebrations did not stop there... I decided that the best way… Continue reading How to host a Soberversary Party!
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…
Recently a dear sober sister- Ashley from Bloomin' Ash - 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
The other morning I went to the dentist for my bi-annual cleaning, and the hygienist enthusiastically asked me if I had any New Year's resolutions. If she wasn't simultaneously scraping, spraying, and sucking junk out of my mouth, I would've attempted to answer. However, I just shook my head. Honestly, even if I could've answered,… Continue reading New year. New intentions.