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Are You Ready to End Your Abusive Relationship With Alcohol?

Follow your Heart How is your relationship with alcohol affecting your other relationships

Today is an important day for me. Today is my son’s birthday. He is already in his 30’s and that’s how long my relationship with alcohol pushed him out the way. For a large part of his life, I wasn’t present. Oh, I was there – but I wasn’t there for him. Because I was

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Lessons From the Middle of the Lake in Year 3 Sober

Woman in Lake lessons from year 3 sober

Long-term sobriety is still not without its significant challenges and temptations and I need to write them down for myself.  Today I participated in a 10 km swim – one that I started doing annually with a group of friends a few years ago. We all showed up at the lake at 5:00 am. Just

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FALLING INTO DARKNESS TO FIND THE LIGHT – Slipping but Not Sliding in my 3rd Year Sober

Down The Rabbit hole Slipping Without Relapse in 3rd Year Sober

This is a story I hoped that I would never have to tell, but telling my story, the triumphs and the failures, is the accountability that has helped me stay sober. Nine days ago, in 3rd year sober, I slipped hard. I drank to a dangerous level, even though I have a toolbox full of

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