Ugh. I hate that word. The word relapse sounds so ugly. Relapsing is a clear indication that you’ve failed, which is why shame consumed me when I drank again after 10 months. I had a sober community that I let down, I let myself down , and all my hard work went down the drain. … More My relapse saved my life.
Checked in. Waiting to board. ANXIOUS!!!! This is the first time I’m traveling since being sober. I didn’t even think of it prior to getting here, I’ve been excited for most of the week if anything. I caught myself being real fidgety. I can’t sit still and I’m annoyed . It’s 7 in the … More Sober at the airport.
Stop begging for people’s attention. Stop telling people how to treat you. Stop trying to save everybody. I don’t know about y’all, but I’ve always been a “life saver”. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a man, friend, or family member, I’m always trying to save someone. I AM NOT GOD. Sometimes, I catch myself explaining … More Just stop.
I know first hand how easy it is to lose yourself. It’s so easy to get caught up with life that we totally forget to take care of ourselves. I’ve been on a journey of transformation. A journey of getting rid of all the bad in my life and trusting God on everything. It’s been … More Take care of YOU.
Finding out our why is so important. Why do you over eat? Why do you drink so much? Why do you feel like you NEED a man/woman? Why do you want a whole box of donuts? Why do you spend money you don’t have ? Why do you feel like you’re not worthy? Why do … More What is your WHY.
“You will never lose weight.” “You can’t stay sober.” “You’re nothing but a failure.” “You will never be a good mom or wife.” These are SOME of the many things that people have expressed to me. I know I lived a crazy life, I know I was heading in the wrong direction but sheesh! I’m … More Actually, I can.
It’s no secret that I struggle with food. All I crave is sugar, carbs, sugar, and more carbs. Am I really in recovery when I am binging on food? 8 months into sobriety and I am very proud of myself for doing this sobriety thing all over again. Is it hard? absolutely! Is it even … More Sugar in Recovery.
Sometimes, I get nervous. How much is too much to share on social media? I don’t really know if anyone I know personally reads my blog. I do know that sometimes I want to hold back because I have no idea who’s reading. Then again, I know I’m not the only that struggles. In a … More Own your truth.
What do you do when you want to go celebrate the holiday? What do you do when you want to get drunk knowing that wouldn’t be the best thing to do? What do you do when you want to run back to that ex that is no good for you? What do you do when … More What do you do?