Badass Recovery Musings

My musings on all things addiction, shame, transformation, relapse, hope, and all the other wild-but-beautiful stuff that comes with a life centered around recovery.

Gluing Things Back Together

 

When I started my recovery journey in 2009, I thought sobriety was only about “not drinking.” I had no idea sobriety would become the avenue through which I would become human...

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The Relapse Formula

 

Relapse is one of my favorite subjects because I lived in it for two long years. After five years of sobriety, I found myself chugging warm chardonnay in a parking lot.

 

Relapse...

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Preparing for all the feelings

 

We don’t talk enough about all the feelings that happen in early sobriety. 

 

I've talked about committing to The Deep Yes, taking a first step, and understanding the...

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Loving the crap out of my inner addict

I am writing to you wrapped in blankets, cradled on a hammock under pine trees, in the middle of an East Texas forest.  The air is chill, the sky is deep blue and my cellphone has zero bars....

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