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How I’m Tackling Weight Loss and Food Addiction in Recovery

September 16, 2018 | 1 Comment

I rarely do trigger warnings (mainly because my entire blog is probably one big trigger), but this post will deal specifically with weight, eating disorders, etc. Heads up if you’re particularly sensitive to that or struggle with it. Also, I am not a medical professional and none of this should be seen as medical advice.…

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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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