Tag: Debunking-the-Romance-of-mommies-wine-time

A Poetic Homage to Kristi

So I don’t have to be good?That’s great I mean I’m no saintIf I had to be good The perfect housewife and mumMy husband would probably faint (lol) So are you saying I can keep playing Having fun Now that my sobriety’s begun?This is challenging my preconceptions It’s a misconception  Erm question?So I don’t have to be sensible and all grown

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I dreamt that Kristi Coulter was my Therapist

If you’ve never heard of the star blogger and author Kristi Coulter, let me introduce you to more than her photo. The blog Off-Dry , which she used to chronicle her sober journey, caught fire when her post entitled “Enjoli“ went viral in a way that inspired and outraged the world. Nothing Good Can Come from This is her recently published

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First Alcohol-Free Family Vacation: A Happy Ending !

They argued over an armrest On the planeWhat a pain! lol Over who had the most spaceThey didn’t wanna lose face But I had a clear head So I didn’t see red Over hot chocolate, or orange juice spiltOne was upset when the other showed no guilt or remorse  ‘Cos they’re just kids of course!  Although the silly spats

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Alcohol Lies


I read this article a few years ago when I was in my early days of sobriety  Man in the Netherlands euthanised due to his alcohol addiction. It’s about a man in Holland who chose assisted suicide over life because he could not stop drinking. The article didn’t really go into detail about his life

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