Staying sober amid social distancing and uncertainty The world is CLOSED. We live in the age of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic now.
One of the most terrifying aspects of living with depression is that it’s nearly impossible to share your darkness with the people
I’m desperate for some sunny warm days. They lift my spirits, give me energy, and make me feel more like getting out
Yesterday was a shitty day. The kind that will surely stick in my memory for the rest of my life. The details don’t
In the wise words of Samuel L. Jackson, “Enough is enough!” I don’t know about you, but it’s the first day of
The vast majority of Americans who celebrate St. Patrick’s Day don’t give a shit about the Irish culture or Catholic background of this
I’ve felt pretty defeated lately – can’t seem to get a handle on this depression and anxiety. My frustration is growing and I’m tired.
Winter has always been like a big black hole for me, but this year is far worse than any I can remember.
The holidays are hard. Sobriety is harder. Throw ’em together and get ready for a potential shit show. Whether you’re anticipating a
If you’ve ever felt alone, misunderstood, insignificant, scared, weak, furious, guilty, or just plain baffled about your addiction or someone else’s, you’re in
Anxiety makes daily life a real pain in the ass for everyone involved. We all feel anxious from time to time, but people with anxiety
I’m going to kick shame’s ass today. I hate shame. Unlike guilt, which is the feeling of doing something wrong, shame is the feeling
My husband still drinks. I haven’t asked him to stop drinking because of my situation – that wouldn’t seem fair – he
On this 3,000th day of my sobriety, I sit here amazed. I’m amazed at myself, of the life I’ve created, and at
Somebody called me a “dry drunk” behind my back. That was over a year ago, but I’ve carried it with me ever
As of today, I’ve been sober for 8 years. That’s 2,922 days! These yearly milestones have become increasingly exciting and significant to