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
Have you noticed that your drug and/or alcohol addiction has been replaced with food?
I grew up in a sleepy little TEENY TINY coastal town in Northern California. I convinced myself that all there was to do there was “drink, do drugs, fuck, or fight” because it was such a small, boring town with nothing else to do. I used to say that all the time. Isn’t it funny… Continue Reading
Over the summer, I made the decision to finally write a book, about my life. No sooner, did I set my intentions and shout it out to the universe, I won the book Sober As Fuck from Sarah Ordo on an Instagram contest. It was my first book I read on sobriety which inspired me… Continue Reading
I made it through my 1st Sober Summer. I thought the 2nd Summer would be easier, but I was wrong. It was more challenging, but strength is created when you are under pressure!
Fear has dissipated. I finally started on my book. On July 4, 2017, I finally put the goal down on paper to write a book. On July 10, 2017, I PUBLICLY declared my intention to write my book. Then I paused. I got stuck. Finally, I started setting some things in motion to get started,… Continue Reading