Goodbye 2017! Hello 2018!

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


Assistance Dogs – Recovery’s Best Friend

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


Happy Sober Anniversary to Me!

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


The history of my addiction & recovery

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


My Interview

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!