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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 […]
January 5, 2018
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Accountability and Goals and 2018 and what all that means!

Happy 2018 and all that good stuff.  I’m super stoked this year for my goals and what I’m looking to achieve.  I have my word – […]