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Closing doors

Have you ever been a situation not serving you and you stayed anyway? Me too. Actually, I have spent far too long in most situations that don't serve me. I have stayed mostly out of fear and lack of feeling worthy of more. I was fearful to walk away and close a door because what if another door never opened?! I would stay and stay and stay, camped out at a door half open and beg for scraps. And the thing about scraps is you can survive on them. So, I would stay longer because I was being fed something. Never mind that I felt miserable, low, sad or half crazy. I was surviving. 

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Why I got sober

Do you remember your first drink? I do. I was two years old and would waddle around, grabbing my Dad's old beer cans to sip whatever was left. I think my Dad thought it was funny and I remember the taste being so salty. I was a Daddy's girl and wanted to do everything he was doing, including throwing back a cold one. Technically, this was the beginning of my drinking "career", although it didn't reach a next step until I was a little bit older. 

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