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Things To Consider Before Coming Out As Sober

November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I decided to quit drinking, I wasn’t sure how to tell anybody, or if I even should tell anybody. Frankly, if I could have stayed sober without telling a single person about it, I would have. I was nervous about telling my boyfriend at the time (now husband), that I’d become a teetotaler. He…

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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.

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My Journey From Shame to Sobriety

November 13, 2017

This is an excerpt from a post that I wrote for the wonderful Holl & Lane magazine in May 2017.…

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3 Ways I Focus on Solutions, Not Problems

November 12, 2017

The kids won’t go to sleep. The neighbor’s dog won’t stop barking. The HOA fees are due and I’m broke.…

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It’s Ok To Get Tired of Recovery – I Hope

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It gets kind of old talking about recovery sometimes. I should be cured, you know? Why do I have to…

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When You Miss The Anticipation of The Drink

October 22, 2017

When you quit drinking, the world doesn’t quit drinking with you. That’s the first hard lesson that I learned over…

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Tackling My Addiction to Social Media

October 2, 2017

“Taking a break” from social media isn’t nearly as intense as it is from drugs or alcohol, but it’s still…

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I Stopped Being Grateful

September 24, 2017

The kitchen is dark except for the counter lights under the cabinets. My favorite sign is leaning against the wall…

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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!