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
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.
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…
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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.