Tag: Women

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cognitive Dissonance

    If you are out to dinner and are offered a glass of wine, you’ll most likely be questioned if you turn it down. We’ve been sold the idea that all but the hardest liquor is really quite soft. We’ve been taught to believe that wine is good for us. We’ve been taught that drinking is […]

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