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!


Surviving the Hurricane

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


Who would you be without your story?

I was contacted by @queensofsobrietyclub on Instagram and asked if she could feature my story on her page. Of course, I said yes. It is funny how most of us hide our struggles with addiction and even deny that a problem exists. Then when we find the courage to make the changes necessary and share our truth,… Continue Reading


Staying Sober in NOLA

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


Sober is the New Black

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