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Posts Tagged ‘holidays’

A Sober Birthday: 32 Life Lessons

Birthdays feel a lot different as I get older. It’s just another day, really. Not because I’m depressed about aging or anything, but the celebratory nature of it just isn’t there. I wish I was one of those people who could make everything a party. Every holiday, every birthday, every accomplishment and milestone becomes something…

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It’s Ok To Just Keep Showing Up This Year

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It’s a new year as I write this post. 2018. Somehow, it feels like just another day. Maybe because it is just another day, hm? My biggest achievement in 2017 is that I stayed sober for each of the past 365 days. I’m not one to knock New Year’s resolutions or goals. Anything that kickstarts…

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How I Stay Sober Through The Holidays

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Yep. It’s that time of year. Look, let’s be real. I’m an alcoholic. Every time of the year could be a difficult time to stay sober, if I’m being honest. It doesn’t have to be, but temptation doesn’t discriminate. Even if you don’t identify as an alcoholic, those of us who choose to get and…

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Gifts Under $30 For Women In Recovery

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Do you know a woman in recovery? I have a hunch that a fair number of you can answer yes to that (either for yourself, or others). Well. I actually got semi-organized and put together a list of gift ideas for you! If neither of those categories applies to you though, that’s ok – these ideas do…

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