For some reason, summer always strikes me as a tough season to stay sober. Maybe because of the energy it brings, or the increased number of cook-outs and drinking that goes on. Granted, I didn’t need the summer excuse to get my drink on, but I’m certain I used it anyway. If you are new to sobriety, or if you’re like me and get a little nostalgic, here are 10 tips for a sane and sober summer.
Stories about motherhood
Nothing has challenged my sobriety, sanity, or mom guilt as much as watching my teen daughter struggle with her own mental illness.
Many of us have been forced into the role of homeschool “teacher” since our schools have been out of session due to COVID-19. It’s not an easy task.
Imagine my surprise when, with 60 days clean, I found out I was pregnant.
Being sober hasn’t changed the fact that I hate myself. Now I just hate myself sober.