Day 14 Sober

My former coworker knew I really liked this shirt from Francesca's that said, “Namast’ay at home with my dog” we saw at the mall and she...

What Brings Families Together

I found out my grandmother on my dad’s side passed away on Friday. My initial reaction was blank. Then I got upset and started crying at...

The Pixie Cut

I am now past my 1.5 years of sobriety and to celebrate, I got an Asymmetric Pixie Haircut while on vacation. It was well received by my...

Sober St. Patrick’s Day

I went to the local beach the day before Saint Patrick’s Day. The weather was beautiful and the people were interesting. Different age...

Day 2 Sober

I wanted to tell my family and closest friends what I decided. My mom, brother, sister in law and I are on a group chat. I told them, "I...

Day 1 Sober

After getting to work 4 hours later than usual, I saw my director and asked to speak with him. We went into a conference room and I began...

Hitting Bottom

When I Hit Bottom and could have Died— I had not been working at my new job for a month yet. This was the same week my ex and I broke up....

Resources to Help

When my friend introduced me to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) back in 2017, I was in awe with how many resources and support is out there.  I...

Tricks to Fake Drinking

Tricks to fake drinking---to trick your mind and others around you to think you’re drinking: 1) Want a drink that looks like a vodka...

Celebrities that Don't Drink

I was surprised to gather a long list of celebrities that don’t drink. Now some of these articles are outdated, but at one point, these...

How to make it Awkward

Things you say and do that makes it awkward for a sober woman: The questions you ask-- 1) Why don’t you drink? 2) Is it a personal...

Words to describe: Drunk

So many people talk about their drinking experiences differently. I decided to keep a running list of how others describe the word...

Knowing your Triggers

January 17th. Today I really wanted a drink. The work day started off stressful due to verbal deadlines and bad time management on my...