Seems to me everywhere I look I see that some form of Mom happy hour is happening. Wine is the new most popular drink of choice. The self-indulging of wine at the end of a rough day may be harmless to some. To those of us with alcohol use disorders, it is playing with fire.
It’s my birthday y’all. So far I’ve survived 13,149 days on this earth, the last 1,374 of them being alcohol free, and the last 6,357 days being free from club drugs and opiate addiction. Rock the fork on, right? Honestly, I woke up feeling a lot better turning 30 than I do turning 36. At […]
First, a little backstory and what works for me. So, if you’ve been following me on social media a while you probably noticed something new. You’ve probably noticed all my super annoying fitness posts. Sorry, not sorry. I’ve never been super athletic. When I joined the Army I had never done a push up, or […]
I took my first drink at the age of 12, and smoked cigarettes at the time too. It was 7 years after I had been sexually molested, and I was dealing with the trauma in all the wrong ways. My father wasn’t around due to his own mental illness and substance use problems. My mother […]
Today I’m celebrating my 15th Valentine’s Day with my forever Valentine, my husband. If that makes you want to gag, sorry, not sorry! We have fought really hard through tough times to have what we have now, and I’m really proud of our relationship. To give you a picture of the fight and resiliency our […]