Rough waters

I shit you not, this is my second time writing this blog post. I wrote my heart out and IT DIDN'T SAVE. I debated to write it again, yet here I am. The past couple weeks have been rough. I've neglected writing here. I've been feeling really alone. Drinking crossed my mind last night. But, …

I’m selfish

I decided to choose me. Finally, I'm being selfish for good reason. This blog and my page on Facebook have changed my life and perspective on things. Knowing that I've helped one person is enough for me. I'm honored that so many people my age have reached out to me and confided in me things …

Monotony

I'm someone who needs routine; I thrive from it. I feel lost or purposeless without some sort of consistency. I can blame that mostly on my veteran status and partly on becoming a mom. Ever since becoming sober, I've tried to keep myself busier. I often find myself bored though. Sometimes, nothing seems entertaining enough …

Luna

June 5th, a date that will always bring tears. It's the day we lost our sweet pit, the best damn dog there ever was. Just shy of her 10th birthday this year, she passed away from what we later learned was complications of Cushings Disease and pancreatitis. Luna was my husbands dog first, but I …

HOPE

Today, I am 2 months sober, you guys. Something I never thought would be possible, especially on purpose. I haven't felt this good since well, I'm not exactly sure. It wouldn't be possible without support. I didn't do this alone. From the moment I made the conscious decision to quit, I made it public. With …