Tag: parenting

  • Early Sobriety Survival Skills

    Early Sobriety Survival Skills

    These quick-relief actions give me a sense of control over my environment and give me an alternative to opening a beer … #aprilisalcoholawarenessmonth #sobercurious #quitdrinkingapp #alcoholfree

  • Sober Diaries – A Boom Community Book Club Selection

    Sober Diaries – A Boom Community Book Club Selection

    The Sober Diaries by Clare Pooley is light, airy, truthful and funny as hell. Unlike many books on addiction and recovery, the “heavy going,” the “how to,” the “reasons why,” and “cautionary tales”, Sober Diaries speaks to the realities of actual drinking and actual recovery from an actual person who I could relate to so…

  • Why I am Grateful I Drank

    Why I am Grateful I Drank

    I am reflecting this morning on feeling grateful for my alcohol addiction. Wait, what??? That seems crazy, right? Why would I be grateful for something that caused me so much pain and misery? Why would I honor something that stole years of my life through hangovers, regret, and shame? But I am. Because without going…

  • 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…

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