Ugh. What looked to me like a baby cockroach scattered across the cutting board and behind the jars of flour … Continue Reading The Waiting Game
When I was a little girl I used to pretend I was an adult. I’d totter around the house in … Continue Reading Growing Pains
I had a family member in not so nice words tell me the other day that I should stop writing. … Continue Reading Why I Won’t Shut-Up
I am 50 days into my sobriety today. I’ve passed 50 days before. It’s a little bit like deja vu … Continue Reading Part Three: What It’s Like Now
The last day I ingested alcohol was 42 days ago on May 29. Man. It seems like such a short … Continue Reading Part Two: What Happened
The first time I ever drank was when I was around 15-years-old. I remember it being late and possibly summer. … Continue Reading Part One: What It Was Like
I’ve been on vacation for a few days with both my pup and my fiancé. We are at our wedding … Continue Reading Today.
You go back to that day. What is it? 5 years ago? You’re sitting in a dimly lit church, all … Continue Reading Edit This
I’ve been pretty MIA on here for the last few days. Just haven’t been feeling like myself, haven’t had my … Continue Reading Writing Through It
You can’t fill from an empty cup.
This is something I absolutely know to be true. Yet, I’ve been running on empty for the last few weeks.
Because sometimes I just don’t know, but the beautiful teachers on my bookcase do. Mary Oliver: “To Pay attention, this … Continue Reading Words of Wisdom
Last night for my 100 Day Project I took two cards. On one I wrote: nothing changes if nothing changes. … Continue Reading The Pressure to Become
Okay, if you don’t know the brilliant mama warrior writer, Laura McKowen, look her up right away. You can find … Continue Reading The Right Question
One of the women who keeps me sane when it comes to my sobriety is Aidan. I don’t know if … Continue Reading What’s Next
Actively choosing happy isn’t always easy. In fact, a lot of the time, I struggle with it. Most recently, with … Continue Reading 14 Days & Counting
On a recent episode of “Mom,” Rosie O’Donnell plays a character who is sober. She says, “I drank because I … Continue Reading Being Gay Didn’t Make Me Drink