Guest Post: 5 Healthy Ways of Dealing with Stress in Early Recovery

Happy to share a practical post written by fellow recovery warrior, Luke Pool. He requested to share this on Sober Mami as a valuable insight to the basics of early recovery. Enjoy! ************************************************************************************* It’s often said that the real work begins after completing a treatment program. The reason this is said is because it’s much … Continue reading Guest Post: 5 Healthy Ways of Dealing with Stress in Early Recovery

Recovery, by Glennon M. Doyle

Today I am re-blogging one of my FAVORITE entries from Glennon´s 2011 archives. I remember reading this for the first time and bawling. It was amazing that somebody out there "got me". Alcohol broke my heart every night and every morning I wanted to leave it... and couldn't. And the next night, alcohol would break … Continue reading Recovery, by Glennon M. Doyle

The Deep Craving Episode (or how I beat my Drinking Demon, instead of relapsing again)

Today I beat my drinking demon to a pulp. I fought my illness good and hard on the wrestling mat. It was a terrifying match. I finished bloody, messy and exhausted...but I won. Against all odds, I won. What this means is that in the middle of an otherwise ordinary workday, smack in the middle of solid months … Continue reading The Deep Craving Episode (or how I beat my Drinking Demon, instead of relapsing again)