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August 8, 2018
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How to stay Sober in the summer months!

This week Recovery Today, the free subscription based magainze (that shows up in your mail box – total old school) ran one of my posts, “How […]
July 18, 2018
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Doug Bopst, Fitness and recovery junkie!

I met Doug a couple months ago when I attended the Light Hustler Retreat in LA.  He was one of the first people I met, and […]
June 20, 2018
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Non-Alcoholic Alcohol? What’s the point?

I was asked recently at a meeting by a newcomer about drinking near Beer, which is basically Non-Alcoholic Beer -that actually does contain trace amounts of […]
June 12, 2018
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Putting the sun shade up and what that has to do with Sobriety

I recently met a friend for lunch and after we were done and walking over to our cars, my friend laughed and said to me “You […]
May 24, 2018
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I ran a sober living home and thank god I didn’t relapse!

I get to (very blessed I know!)  live in this glorious part of Southern California where we have very available treatment centers and sober living homes.  […]
May 7, 2018
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Lucy and God’s Timing

It seemed harmless.  The whining started about a month ago.  A lot of it.  Lucy whined when she wanted to go out or when she knew […]
May 2, 2018
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A Light Hustler’s weekend!

  As I pulled up to the curb of the non-descript address on a typical sun drenched LA Friday afternoon, all I could see was a […]
April 10, 2018
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Why did I write my Memoir?

I recently went walking with a friend of mine on the beach and she was asking me about my Memoir, and why I wrote and it […]
March 28, 2018
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Remebering Prince and all that teenage angst

I listen to Sirius and Pandora when I’m driving and last night one of Prince’s songs came on and it still caused that emotional tear that it […]
March 19, 2018
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Calm as we face the storm

Guest blog post this week* We all have personal storms we have to deal with, often daily. These storms, if we are not prepared, often strike […]
March 9, 2018
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50 wasn’t that bad!

So for today, my 51st Birthday, I remembered last year how I blogged about turning 50 and how it was really affecting me and it was […]
February 27, 2018
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Getting sober at my 2nd DUI, not my 1st!

As the 14th anniversary of my 2nd DUI is coming upon me next month, I thought I’d share my post on why it took 2 DUIs […]
February 12, 2018
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Just because you go to AA doesn’t mean you are sober

Just because you go to AA doesn’t mean you are sober.  I remember a former sponsor of mine told me that a few years ago, and […]
January 30, 2018
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Sober Living is Better

I was chatting with a friend recently about how blessed we are to be living a sober life and how we get to show up and […]
January 11, 2018
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The Role of Assistance Dogs in Recovering from Substance Abuse

This weeks post is a guest post written by Nat Smith, a Rover.com community member who reached out to me recently about an article he penned […]