Author Archives: jenA.

Disease Demon Waiting

I had a very perplexing past 24-48 hours. Yesterday was Thursday. Thursday is when I meet with my sponsor, we read from the ‘big book’ and we go to our ‘big book’ meeting following. I usually love Thursdays. They are … Continue reading

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Never A Normal Drinker, Obsession

Throughout this blog there will be times I focus on 12-step recovery as taught to us in AA and through sponsorship. This isn’t meant to be preachy as to try and influence any readers, it is to continue to share … Continue reading

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Spiritual Hangovers and Ex-ploding Neural Pathways

I am on the countdown to 2016 and currently at 149 days of sobriety. I am also experiencing my very first week off without alcohol during the winter. You might be thinking to yourself, am I going to be counting … Continue reading

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Angels and Ghosts Persistant Spiritual Support

It is Christmas Eve. It is also the first holiday I will be completely sober. The scary thing is that my stress level though high, isn’t what is driving me to want to take down some booze. It is the … Continue reading

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Working With a Recovery Coach

Warning: this blog starts right off with a F-bomb to emphasize what some might be thinking. Just putting it out there.  A fucking recovery coach? Really? I woke up one day about 5 months ago in a hotel approximately 4am … Continue reading

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Sharing Doesn’t Need to be Perfect

How insane can I be? The reason I started to drink at the age of 18 was because 1. I needed to relax 2. I needed to be social 3. It gave me confidence. This is typical for lots and … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings Stinkin’ Thinkin’ (Possibly Part I)

Gah. Somedays this disease amazes me it its subtle ways of trying to sneak in. Day 134. A day long of touching base on recovery sites, working well and getting my son to swimming. Half way there I think about … Continue reading

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