Let's be honest. I'm becoming a human Care Bear. I've escaped the Dungeon of Alcohol and I'm lost in the Forest of Feelings. My life is still a wreck but I feel invincible. Not sure where to live - no problem I have 3 good … [Read more...] about 45 Days Sober – If the PINK CLOUD is wrong, I don’t want to be right
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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 44 Days Sober – 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 43 Days Sober – Addiction is a bully. Recovery is fighting back.
Despite my cool laundry day selfie, it's been a rough week. After 6 weeks sober, I'm feeling mixed up. There are two story lines in my brain. First, I can't express enough gratitude for this miracle called recovery. There should be a … [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 41 Days Sober: I’m still making stupid choices
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?