I love this view, especially when I'm drunk. The very few times I flew sober, I was a hot mess. Every creak of the airplane and every hint of turbulence made my skin crawl. It was nothing short of panic. Enter alcohol 🍻 Flying … [Read more...] about How to travel sober?
I hate bullies. Especially when they hurt me and my family. Today, I'm connecting the dots and calling out alcohol for being a bully in my life. Reading about bullying reminded me of life before sobriety. Some signs that may point to … [Read more...] about Addiction is a bully. Recovery is fighting back.
Despite my cool laundry day selfie, it's been a rough week. I'm feeling mixed up. There are two storylines in my brain.🤔 First, I can't express enough gratitude for this miracle called recovery. There should be a parade to honor … [Read more...] about 6 weeks sober: 42 days without drinking and learning to cope with life
My driver is half lit. This is the real video. It's 10:48 PM and we're speeding through the city. I'm putting on my seatbelt, that's a first since I moved to Haiti. We have seven people in the five-seat Toyota Rav4, one is … [Read more...] about I’m sober but still making stupid choices (that’s why I need my higher power)
That's me and my latest fling. I'm fairly certain she's not going to crash my recovery. Anyway, I'm new here... I'm still catching up on the lingo in the recovery community. Here's the latest phrase that had me confused. 13th stepping At … [Read more...] about What is 13th stepping?
This one was a struggle at first. If you read my post about step 2, then it shouldn't be a mystery. I'm not enthusiastic about trusting God or making my decisions stick. I'm not anti-religion, but it's been a long while since I've felt … [Read more...] about AA Step 3: Turning control over to God