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Fly Through the Fiery Sky

September 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fly through the fiery sky Alive with fear Grasping at stars Burning with hope The seasons of shame Forever wax and wane Fear and trust balancing On the edge of your sanity Darkness pulls from below Light beckons from above Spread your wings And fly through the fiery sky -bloominash (aka me) I don’t have…

Sober mom, writer, and website designer
My sobriety date is May 6, 2015, and I write to share my experience, strength, and hope in recovery. It's been a wild ride. Writing is an integral part of my recovery, and this is not a "how to" website. This is more like a window into what recovery looks and feels like for somebody like me. We can and do recover.

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