Prayer and Meditation

Sixty days, alcohol free. I am proud, with a side of complications. I love waking up every day free of the shame, worry, and dread I’d have after a night of drinking. I love the clarity in my mind and the space the clarity has made for my feelings. I love the energy I have […]

The Ocean Within

It’s early days – I’ve been alcohol free for 53 days and I feel really proud of myself for giving myself this space and time for recovery.  Because I know this isn’t recovery from just drinking, but from all the things I was trying to fix, avoid, deny…etc…with drinking. Taking alcohol out of the situation […]

Why am I doing this?

This is a question I have frequently asked myself over the last few weeks. There are two “whats” and a million “whys.” The first what: quitting drinking. I quit drinking 32 days ago because: I never want to be hung over, ever again. I was tired of feeling disappointed in myself for trying to moderate […]