Tag: Empowerment

  • Want to Stop Drinking? Blog Away from “Wine o’Clock”

    Woman writing her way sober

    I published my first public blog post in March of 2016. I had never intended to blog or had any interest in writing until I stumbled over a website called Hello Sunday Morning while searching blogs to help me stop drinking. You see I was 50 years old, the mother of an 11 and 15-year-old, […]

  • Proud to be Sober

    Beautiful peaceful woman Proud to be Sober

    I haven’t told many people about my sobriety yet. I was almost too afraid to talk about it. How many times have I declared my sobriety, had friends and family show support, love, and encouragement, just to fall back into the vicious addiction?! What would people think? What would people say? Would I lose friends […]

  • Once Upon a Real Life

    I have heard that when we drink too much there is always a reason. There is always a story as to why we lost control and a story as to how we won our freedom. Once Upon a Real Life is my story- The story that tells the tale of my drinking to excess and […]

  • The Simplicity of How This Mom Finally Stopped Drinking

    Woman in house

    The image at the beginning of this post is literally how I used to feel. I used to feel trapped in the domesticity that I had chosen. I was a vibrant, active, loving wife and mom. Like many of my friends, I had my children after becoming established in my career. My daughter was born […]

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