Head Above Water

“Keep your head up. Keep your heart strong” I wrote this last night. Every day is hard lately. I feel like no matter what I do I am always behind.  Yes, I have a busy schedule, but doesn’t everybody?! Between work and the kids schedules I just can’t seem to find the time to get everything done.  Every night I want to write a blog post when it’s fresh in my mind, but then I’m always too tired. I ask myself if I am crazy? Trying to add writing every day on top of a schedule I seem to already Read More

The Start of My Sober Journey

“Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end” ~Robin Sharma I wish I had written in my journal at the beginning of my sober journey. I’ve journaled on and off for years. I have a handful of them around the house, most are unfinished, with the exception of the one I started the day after Christmas when I was 102 days sober. If I had journaled it would have been much easier to write about this now, but I’ll see what my Mommy memory can recall.   I remember the first week was OK, Read More

Don’t Give Up

“I didn’t come this far, to only get this far” After almost a month of practicing the tools I’ve learned from my self-help books I successfully had stopped my binge eating. Until last night that is.  I relapsed. First let’s talk about how my day is going.  Today is my work from home day. That is always #1 on my Thursday morning gratitude list. It’s up there with I am thankful I have a job and can pay my bills, even if it’s one I do not like. All the Blessings. Around 12:30pm today I received a call from the Read More