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  • Breathe and Allow

    Breathe and Allow

    It would be great if every transformational path—embracing sobriety included—was all forward motion. Floating on a pink cloud of giddy relief and wonder at this whole new world, energy surging, creative and sexual juices flowing, newly found pleasures, new rewarding habits taking hold, relationships not only healing but soaring to new heights of intimacy. Unfortunately, […]

  • Sobriety is a Portal

    Sobriety is a Portal

    Unlike many people who skulk into their first AA meeting—broken, unraveled, undone, weeping uncontrollably—I fairly waltzed through the door, beaming like the sun. They talk about hitting rock bottom but for me, it was a perfect storm: The decision to live out loud, to be there for my children, to have optimum health, and to […]

  • Non Drinking versus Drinking Lives

    Non Drinking versus Drinking Lives

    Have you ever had that discussion with the drinker who can’t understand why on earth you would bother giving up drinking when clearly drinking is the source of all the good things in life? It’s a challenge that I think faces us all at some point. In fact, it is something I face all the […]

  • If something’s not working for you, fix it, change it, direct it.

    If something’s not working for you, fix it, change it, direct it.

    Someone texted me this today: If something’s not working for you, fix it, change it, direct it. The comment was not made about trying to be Alcohol-Free, just my life in general. However, I did start thinking about it in the AF sense. Here I am at Day 4 alcohol-free. I feel okay – not […]

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