Sobriety is the new Sexy

Sobriety brings many things to the surface, most of all feelings. I never realized how much I was numbing my feelings. One of the many problems with numbing our feelings is that we can’t numb fear, anxiety, sadness, anger, depression, hopelessness, shame, resentment, and blame without also numbing all the good stuff. We don’t feelContinue reading “Sobriety is the new Sexy”

Sobriety is a SUPERPOWER

This statement “Sobriety is a SuperPower” was included in the first few sentences of Brene’ Brown’s post about her now 24 years of sobriety. Sobriety being a Superpower is right, it made me smile with such JOY! It takes a fierceness to become sober, hence the name of my blog. We have to rally againstContinue reading “Sobriety is a SUPERPOWER”

Memories

I’ve been listening on Audible to some great books written by sober authors. The latest one is “Quit Like a Woman” by Holly Whitaker. She is a true Badass! Holly details the unique struggle women have due to our history of oppression, misogyny, discrimination, condescension, the trials, challenges and suffering from living in a whiteContinue reading “Memories”

Like a DUCK

When I started working where I am currently employed, almost a year ago, I immediately butted up against an extremely narcissistic coworker, a youngish Millennial who is what would most aptly be described as “The Mean Girl” – the one in junior high that everyone avoids, the bully. I sought refuge with my closest next-in-lineContinue reading “Like a DUCK”