Day 8 0 0 I remember how hard it was to make the decision that there’d be a day 1. I remember celebrating everyday, every milestone, every victory. Looking back, the first year was the easiest. I was hellbent on proving to myself that it could be done. I had to prove to myself that… Continue Reading
And just like that, at the stroke of midnight, we said goodbye to 2017. As I reflect back on my 36th year of my life, I’m extremely grateful. 2017 brought some unexpected twists and turns. 2017 was weird, challenging, tragic and an eye-opener. The dynamics of the world changed & the world was struck with… Continue Reading
A dog can be your best friend while in recovery. I just read an article about The Role of Assistance Dogs in Recovering from Substance Abuse. Individuals in recovery from drug dependence can find alternative methods such as through emotional support animals, animal-assisted therapy, and service dogs. These animals can help recovering addicts in other essential ways, such as establishing… Continue Reading
I will never forget my sobriety date: October 25th. Why? Because it’s my husbands birthday. Today he celebrates his 41st birthday and today I celebrate the greatest gift I could have given him, our marriage, our family and our future – MY SOBRIETY! When I decided to get sober I was scared. I was scared… Continue Reading
7 2 6 Days — 1 year 11 months 3 weeks 4 days — 103 weeks + 5 days — 62,726,400 seconds — 1,045,440 minutes — 17,424 hours ………………………. since I took my last sip of alcohol! It’s funny how you outgrow what you once thought you couldn’t live without. It’s funny how you don’t… Continue Reading
I am a Korean Adoptee, that was adopted by a childless American couple at 9 1/2 months old. I never formed a bond with them, and even though they’d probably never openly admit it, I believe they also struggled with forming a true parent-child bond with me. As an adult who is now a parent,… Continue Reading
I am always amazed at how sharing my story has led to so many connections. I am so glad that I have opened up and decided to share my life because I know it has helped others and it certainly has helped me on the path of sobriety and healing!