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Un-Drowning – Rising Up From a Legacy of Alcohol Addiction

Woman swimming up Un-drowning Rising up from a legacy of alcohol addiction

My mom was a great lady.  Fiercely independent, she could stretch my dad’s paycheck to feed their 7 children, as well as embrace foster children when they needed shelter.  She was quick and witty and funny. Mom sewed clothes for us, and we felt so blessed to have her make us special clothes. She made

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With Sobriety You Get More!

Washing hands With Sobriety you get more

I’m not scared of sobriety anymoreI’m excitedMy passion for life is suddenly ignitedSo many possibilities I can see hopefullyIs this beautiful gift really for me?Will I really wake up feeling refreshed and free?No worries about getting behind the wheel for meI’m sorted and responsibleNot a liabilitySobrietyWowI’m learning it’s not lessIt’s actually moreI think I’m only

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A Positive Perspective on Going Dry or the Joy of Living Alcohol-Free

Woman with Umbrella What do you get when you stop drinking alcohol

It can be daunting to imagine staying sober forever. I remember in my first weeks alcohol-free thinking, “I won’t be able to drink at my children’s weddings!?” Keep in mind, neither of my children was getting married…or were engaged…In fact, they were 11 and 15 when I stopped drinking. But it is the spectre of

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