Tag: motherhood

  • Solve the Puzzle of Self Love

    Solve the Puzzle of Self Love

    Sobriety and life right now feels to me like I’m building a giant puzzle. I had some pieces to start but didn’t know where they belonged or how they would fit. I felt unsure, nervous and even terrified of ruining the puzzle or losing the pieces, but I started building it anyways. More pieces started […]

  • How Drunk is too Drunk?

    How Drunk is too Drunk?

    Today is my birthday, and it is my first sober birthday in a long, long time. My birthday slogan for many years was, “No one should remember the day they turn a year older,” and boy oh boy did I make sure that was the case. I threw huge, booze-soaked parties almost every year, and […]

  • First Alcohol-Free Family Vacation: A Happy Ending !

    First Alcohol-Free Family Vacation: A Happy Ending !

    Alcohol-Free Family Vacation ?!?!?!! 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!  […]

  • From my Struggling Son to His Struggling Mum

    From my Struggling Son to His Struggling Mum

    Debunking the Glamour of Mummy’s Wine Time One Voice at a Time Positivity breeds positivity What you can see I’ll learn to view As optimistically as you. I’ll learn it from you. To be really positive about things going on, Will lead to me being a happier son. I pick up on your mood, it […]

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