Mangos are by far my favorite fruit! I'm surprised it has taken me this long to mix one up as a mocktail, but hey! I did! And this simple, sweet, and fizzy treat was another fan-favorite on the home-front. (My daughter was practically begging me to pack it with her next lunch). Plus, it's a… Continue reading Mocktail of the month (April)
How do you bring up recovery? How do you tell someone that you don't (fill-in-the-blank) anymore or that you're struggling? How do you tell people to not view you like a hurt puppy dog because you've given up (fill-in-the-blank)? How can we recover out loud without the stigma?? As I get more-and-more comfortable with sobriety… Continue reading Recovering out loud: Part I
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…