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August 31, 2021

Practicing Forgiveness: Integrating the 12 Step Program

I’ve had barely any time to write for “me”.  I enrolled in a 7 week grief recovery program (that friend Amy Dresner  told me about) to […]
June 25, 2021

5 Ways Taking a Break from Drinking Can Benefit Your Life!

This post is a guest post from The Hope House in Arizona – I normally don’t do that many guest posts – but I really liked […]
May 11, 2021

17 years

I turn 17 years tomorrow.  May 11, 2004 is my sober date.  Each year I write about this and how the past year has been, and […]
April 21, 2021

Dearly Beloved….

Over the weekend I thought about how I needed to do some blogging – but I got busy with life and playing tour guide for my […]
March 24, 2021

Early sobriety & friendship

“Thoughts on sobriety – It’s no big anniversary, no major milestone but tonight I found myself wallowing in old memories of early sobriety. It doesn’t take […]
February 23, 2021

Why Should I get Sober? I’m the picture of perfect health!

This post is a guest post from Courtney Leonard, another sober momma, blogger and recovery advocate! She started her blog in 2016, shortly after getting sober […]
January 28, 2021

Seven ways to find Hope when you are sick over the pandemic, or anything else that annoys the shit out of you!

When I walked into my very first 12 step meeting, I sat in the back and had my head down the whole time.  I didn’t want […]
December 14, 2020

Shit we don’t post on Facebook

The shit we don’t post on Facebook. It’s been over a year since my husband, now ex-husband moved out of our home and I can tell […]
November 5, 2020

Four day weekend with not much excitement!

Today is Election Day 2020, and it’s also my Father’s 80th Bday. Dad passed away almost two years ago and some days it’s still tough to […]
September 30, 2020

Falling in love during COVID

March 21st.  It was the day my divorce was final.  I was married to my husband for eight years and we were together for 10.  He […]
August 19, 2020

Face masks and Donuts

I have many excuses; writer’s block, COVID, malaise, post-divorce blues, I moved, my career is crazy busy, blah blah blah.  Mainly I’ve been in a funk. […]
May 10, 2020

Sweet 16

Today is Mother’s Day, and it’s the first Momma’s Day, since my own passed in 2012, that I’m feeling blessed and grateful and not sad and […]
April 6, 2020

We are not a Glum Lot

I awoke Saturday morning at 6.45 am for my 7.30 Zoom meeting.  It’s one of my normal weekly meetings.  It’s called Surf Dogs, and it’s been […]
March 9, 2020

Hot Yoga and Tears

Thank goodness we are in March.  January and February were the worst months of my life.  Pretty dramatic statement huh? Well, that’s how it felt.  Combined, […]
January 30, 2020

Mantra for 2020 (I’m a little behind)

I wrote this over the New Year break and it took a little time for me to be okay posting it, but it’s where my head […]