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 …

Bad Moon Rising

Dealing with your emotions is tough at times. Especially when you're someone like me- a mother, a veteran with PTSD, anxiety, and depression, and newly sober. You want to be distant but people want you to be normal. You try your best to be attentive, but you can't please everyone. There will always be someone …