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5 Years Ago..

5 years ago my dad picked me up from jail. My fiancé at the time was starting a new job so he surely wasn’t going to pick me up. My fiancé was newly sober and I had went to the beach house and got a DUI. Honestly I’m glad it happened. It was the wake […]

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Toxic Positivity

Absolutely love this book I am listening too right now by a therapist. It highlights so much truth in just the 25% I am into it. I don’t believe in toxic positivity, I don’t believe it is in gods hands and that’s my belief and it’s ok if we have different beliefs. I do not […]

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Enjoying my favorites

Just because I don’t drink doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy a Moscow Mule alcohol free thanks to Kul Mocks and some chips and salsa! Delicious. I also absolutely love my Munch bowls I got from a friend when she delivered me soup when I first got home from my TBI accident. Perfect bowls since that’s […]

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7 years! So grateful!

I am SO grateful that although I have lived a pretty wild life, always learning the hard way and making some pretty stupid decisions that I truly have learned to learn through my mistakes. However 7 years ago I learned to never drink and ride again, but at that time I hadn’t learned to stop […]

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No Alcohol For 4 years!

4 years! I never anticipated I would remove alcohol from my life and be happy about it and one hundred percent ok with it. But I did and I could not be happier. Alcohol did not serve me. It was not what was best for me ever in any amount. I couldn’t just have one […]

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Would Sobriety Be As Easy If I Didn’t Have A Brain Injury?

I read a book called The Sober Diaries by Clare Pooley. I found an interesting similarity while reading it. Half way through the read she finds out she has breast cancer. At that time she is only 8 months sober. But the breast cancer diagnosis, all that goes with it and the fact doctors say […]

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So Thankful For My Husbands 4 Years Of Sobriety

I’m thankful everyday but today I am SO thankful. 4 years. Happy 4 years Chris, I cannot explain how happy and proud of him I am. While the journey has not been easy, it’s been worth it. I’m so thankful I got my DUI 3 months after he got sober which led to my sobriety […]

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Halloween Before & After Sobriety

Halloween has definitely not been the same since we got sober. Halloween for me was always a reason to get dressed up and drunk. I just don’t honestly feel the same now that I am sober about dressing up and celebrating halloweeen and as a mom, my teenager is not into it. So we really […]

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Sobriety Corps Podcast

Check out my podcast episode on Sobriety Corps. I talk about my sobriety journey, how I can relate so much to now living with brain injury and how I used to drink to forget and would do anything to remember now. Check it out. And disclaimer: I sound great, I sound fine. What you can’t […]

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I’m going for it! I will write a book.

I’m going for it. I’m also putting it out in the world right now to hold me accountable and so people can ask me how it’s going. I will write a book. I’m beginning to work on it as I type this. I have reached out to an editor, waiting for a response, I have […]