Health and Fitness · sobriety

All the Time

Walking through the grocery store, I have thoughts and opinions all the time; 'Don't buy that - you don't need it,' or 'Ooh! that lettuce looks fresh, I think I will make a salad later,' or even 'I'm tired, I know I'm going to order takeout tonight, but my kitchen will be stocked tomorrow when… Continue reading All the Time

Faith and Personal Growth · Health and Fitness · sobriety · Writing

Is there a “wrong” way to do it?

There's always been something off for me about the label of alcoholic that I've never really known how to articulate. Please don't misunderstand, I don't think AA is wrong, bad or whatever, but maybe there are more paths to recovery and the way we currently approach addiction and alcohol is not a route that works… Continue reading Is there a “wrong” way to do it?

Faith and Personal Growth · Food · sobriety · Writing

Sauerkraut…and a Bar

I did some new things this week. For one, I made sauerkraut. (Yep, totally had to look up how to spell it correctly.) I've had it before as a kid and detested it, but like other foods, I've developed a taste for items previously not preferred. So pretty and purple! The recipes online all say… Continue reading Sauerkraut…and a Bar

Faith and Personal Growth · Writing

Changes

Why all the changes? Chopped all the hair, stopped working at the gym, vegetarianism, no alcohol.... Um...wait, what?! That's right. I stopped drinking. Permanently. But having a cocktail or two is fun! Drinking responsibly is no big deal. Having a glass of wine with dinner doesn't make you an alcoholic. There's no harm in having a… Continue reading Changes