Month: January 2019

Not A Moment Too Soon

650 days sober! I suppose I should start by saying, whether it’s your first day, or thousandth (yes, you know who you are), it’s not a moment too soon! This isn’t an easy journey and I give so much respect to everyone who is struggling to break free from addiction, no matter where you are

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Have A Good Day

For Christmas, I received a timely bracelet (from my mother, oddly enough) that says, ‘Find the Good,’ and since the day I have put it on I have tried to find the good in every day. As some of you who follow my blog know, my mom passed earlier this month, and to say the

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Good Grief

While I am a huge Peanuts fan, I’m not referring to Charlie Brown when I spout, ‘Good Grief!’ Otherwise known as ‘healthy coping’. For those of us in the sobriety community, these are the exact things we have been striving to find and utilize. In a list of most stressful things someone can go through,

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..And The Award Goes To…

As you know, 2018 drew to a close and for those of us in the blogging community, it was quite the busy year. The web was abuzz with news about politics, fashion, celebs, and almost everything in between. Of course, those of us in the blogosphere were busy with business as usual, and those of

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Mom: Of All The Things You Kept

My mom kept a lot of things. -that may be a vast understatement. Growing up I knew she kept, matchbooks, mementos, and refrigerator magnets. She collected pens with marketing promos and hotel notepads. Even in later years, she would stop to pick up old hubcaps on the roadside for potential yard art, and eyeball wooden

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Mocktails: My Revised Statement

Early on in my recovery, I took an admittedly, ill-formed opinion on Mocktails. (As evident by the post, I clearly had no idea what a Mocktail even was.) The opinion was that Mocktails, while tasty, will leave you wishing there was just a zing of alcohol in them -and I couldn’t have been more wrong.

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Dry January: What’s The Hype?

In the UK, 20 people daily die as a result of their own drinking, and the total amount of lives affected is innumerable. As a result, Dry January has become a widely accepted ‘challenge’ -for lack of a better term. Although, the public campaign isn’t entirely about abstaining from alcohol

Keep Doing Better!

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then, when you know better, do better.” -a quote by Dr. Maya Angelou Most people live this way, in all reality; addicts are not exempt from this. Believe it or not, most people who become addicts are doing all they can to cope with some deep-seated

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Time To Talk Astrology

It’s a pretty widely accepted fact that the human body is usually 75-55% water, depending on the person’s stage of life and gender. It’s also pretty widely accepted that the moon effects every huge body of water on the planet -as evident by the changing tides. However, when you link the two, the moon having

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