What happens if I relapse? Do I have to start all over? Fairly early in my sobriety my husband left unexpectedly on a business trip. The last time he did that, I drank. For two straight days and after 68 days of not drinking. A lot of other things ... Read More about What If I Relapse?
I want to share a piece with you that I wrote for Stigma Fighters. When I first started to tell my story publicly, I spent a lot of nights awake and stressed. Sharing something so personal and filled with so many different emotions is hard. I ... Read More about When God Calls You To Recover Out Loud
When you quit drinking (or any other addiction for that matter), cravings happen. They just do. Not all the time and not every day. But cravings will pop their ugly head out of nowhere and knowing how to handle that craving can save your ... Read More about How To Handle A Craving
I never intended to be a farm girl. Cats were my thing and maybe a dog. But not big dogs. Big dogs scared me. We lived in the suburbs of Greenville, South Carolina in a beautiful home with a big pool in the backyard and a whole lot of concrete. ... Read More about The Accidental Farm Girl
I love God. Even in the height of my addiction that didn't change. I might have been ignoring Him but I never stopped loving Him. Fortunately He is a patient and loving parent. One of the biggest benefits of being sober is renewing my relationship ... Read More about 25 Bible Verses To Help With Addiction And Recovery
I stumbled across this poem and it really touched me. As I travel this path of recovery, I'm meeting many fellow journeymen. Some stride this road easily and some stumble along. I'm right there with them, trying to figure out the way, the ... Read More about The House By The Side Of The Road
The Last Time From the moment you hold your baby in your arms, you will never be the same. You might long for the person you were before, When you have freedom and time, And nothing in particular to worry about. But don’t forget …You will ... Read More about The Last Time Poem Completely Came True
John O'Donohue, where have you been all my life?! I discovered this remarkable writer yesterday when a sober sister posted one of his poems on her Instagram. OH MY GOODNESS!!!! I fell madly in love with his words, his imagery, his everything. And ... Read More about For A New Beginning by John O’Donohue