Category: Patty Peck

  • Yet. I – Try Again Today

    Yet. I  – Try Again Today

    When I was drinking, there was truly only one soul in this world that understood how alcohol was eroding my health.  There were certainly plenty of people around that witnessed my behavior, but the fact of the matter is that only one person wrestled with me, every morning, about my drinking habits:  me.  It was […]

  • Respect Your Frog – A Sobriety Fable

    Respect Your Frog – A Sobriety Fable

    Do you remember the fable, where the scorpion convinces a frog to carry him across the pond? The frog is afraid but is finally persuaded to trust the deadly spider…. only to be stung by him in the middle of the pond, dooming them both.  In his dying breaths, the frog asks the scorpion “why”? […]

  • Once Upon a Sunday Night

    Once Upon a Sunday Night

    I wrote this about 5 years ago when I first decided to quit drinking.  I thought I would share it with you today, for you may be steps behind me on this same frustrating journey:  You know the path – deep down, there is something you must change, but if you admit that, your entire […]

  • 5 Thoughts to Help You Stay Sober from Christmas to New Year’s Eve

    5 Thoughts to Help You Stay Sober from Christmas to New Year’s Eve

    Over the last 15 years, I can count on one hand the number of sober Christmas to New Year’s Eve holidays I’ve celebrated: two. My first sober holiday season in recent memory was six years ago in 2014. That was the year that my father passed away … while I was with him. Losing my […]

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