Close to one year booze-free…waffling.

I'm going to take a breather from my food stuff today and go back to what started this whole journey: quitting drinking and smoking on April 15th, 2016. I'm 344 days sober today, and that means I'm very very close to hitting the one year mark. It's pretty hard to avoid having thoughts around re-integrating …

Addiction doesn’t apply to food.

Today I want to dive deep into an idea that I have been mulling over (and over) after quitting drinking, smoking and dieting. First, I think we can all agree that the word addiction is over-used (especially in a casual way) and misunderstood (duh, scientists are working on this). Since we know and agree that there aren't clear …

A clue.

AA people, and anyone else you ask (especially very wise, very long time sober women). will tell you unequivocally that you must not worry about anything except staying sober when you are trying to get sober. Your sobriety is #1. If you smoke cigarettes, don't try to quit those right now. If you like your …

Where did all this come from?

Two months ago I was mired in my over-everything: over drinking, smoking, eating, whining, crying, fighting, and despair-ness. I decided, because I was, oh, throwing up when I brushed my teeth (sometimes with hints of blood) most nights... that I HAD to quit drinking asap. My brand new beautiful marriage was at stake. OK, honesty …