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 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
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!
When did you start drinking?? I grew up with parents & grandparents who had a liquor cabinet. I grew up in the “wine country”. My grandpa brewed his own beer. My family had wine or a “high-ball” often at dinner. Both of my grandmothers drank heavily. My Papa didn’t drink, he’d quit when my mother… Continue Reading
When I started blogging in 2013, I had no idea what I was doing. I started blogging about my new career that got started when I started my own health & fitness journey in 2012. I blogged fairly regularly and then pretty much stopped in 2015, when my life TOTALLY & COMPLETELY fell apart. I… Continue Reading
My name is Mindy. I started my first blog in 2013. I didn’t know what I was doing then and to be quite honest, I still don’t feel like I know what I am doing. The more I blogged, the more the words that had been trapped in my head flowed. The words began to flow more… Continue Reading