Tag: Health

Hearing the Distress Call – How I Finally Quit Drinking

Woman in Distress How I quit Drinking

My body has been calling Mayday for a while now. It’s not that I wasn’t listening. I definitely felt the pain, the sickness, the anxiety. I’m not someone who can ignore my body. I am vigilant and alert to any sign of being “off.” When I got pregnant both times I knew right away, even

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Blogging Away from “Wine o’Clock” – A Sober Mom “Redefining Me Time”

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,

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Looking Back from 5 Months Sober

woman walking with shadow- looking back from 5 months sober

I think it’s important to look back- from 5 months sober – to that place I was before . You know that place we go, that one that leaves us so scared and lonely and cut off. Those days /nights where you’ve drunk so much and you’re getting louder and slurring your words, and you’re

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