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Meet Ashley!

Sober mom, writer, and website designer/developer
My sobriety date is May 6, 2015, and I write to share my experience, strength, and hope in recovery. I'm not here to reinvent the wheel or tell you what to do. I'm here to show that sober living is possible, even for this retired blackout artist.
Bloomin' Ash recovery blog from the ashes we rise one day at a time sobriety blog getting sober before and after sobriety photos

Meet Ashley!

Sober mom, writer, and website designer/developer
My sobriety date is May 6, 2015, and I write to share my experience, strength, and hope in recovery. I'm not here to reinvent the wheel or tell you what to do. I write to show that sober living is possible, even for this retired blackout artist.
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Dear Self: Read This When You Want a Drink

September 13, 2017

This is a letter to myself that I wrote in March 2016 (around 10 months sober), to keep and read…

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How I Stayed Sober for The First 30 Days

September 7, 2017

May 5, 2015 was the last day I drank alcohol. I don’t always remember a lot of specifics from my…

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3 Actions To Help Overcome Anxiety

September 3, 2017

Anxiety is a funny thing. Sometimes it looks like anger, overthinking, people pleasing, or codependency. Fear can be a good…

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My Pros & Cons for Taking Medication in Sobriety

August 26, 2017

When I quit drinking, I stopped all other substances of any kind, prescribed or otherwise. For a while. At 10…

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We Will Not Regret The Past – Really

August 24, 2017

“We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it.” – The Promises of AA from…

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Why Not Just One Drink?

August 16, 2017

It’s 5:42 am, and I’m writing this because I’m too tired to think and this seemed easier than trying to…

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Are You A Blogger or Entrepreneur In Recovery?

Designing and developing websites is my jamLearning to build websites changed my life. If you're an entrepreneur in recovery especially, I know there's a whole other level of challenges that go with that.

Whether in recovery or not though, if your website could use an overhaul (or an initial build, maintenance, whatever the case may be) I'm your huckleberry. Check out my portfolio, pricing, etc at my other site, Serenity Web Solutions. Or cut right to the chase and contact me!