This is a bit of a controversial subject from what I’ve gathered in my short time of not drinking, and I have been back and forth about how I feel about it. If you’ve never heard of it, kombucha is a fermented tea that has had a sharp rise in popularity over the past fewContinue reading “Is it okay to drink kombucha if you’re sober?”
That is exactly what my panicked brain was screaming when Covid first hit and all the gyms closed. I was an avid spinner and in pretty good shape before the pandemic hit. I went at least 3 times per week. I LOVED it! However, the rapid spread of Covid-19 in my state forced the oneContinue reading “How can I lose weight if I can’t go to the gym?!”
This morning I baked a batch of blueberry muffins in an effort to get my very picky eater to eat something for breakfast, but he turned his nose up at them. I managed to get him to eat about half a cup of frozen blueberries and a graham cracker while I was making the muffins,Continue reading “Weight Loss Progress Update and Healthy Meal Plan Monday”
Perhaps you’re newly sober and trying to figure out how to keep it going. Or maybe you’ve been sober for several months and you are starting to struggle. Either way, there are lost of helpful strategies that can help you to maintain your sobriety. I don’t think there’s one right way to get or stay sober. There are many ways! Using a mixture of these strategies is your best weapon! I am only 6 months into my alcohol-free life, but I wanted to share what has helped me the most. I hope some of these suggestions will be helpful for you, too!
Drinking dreams—sometimes called relapse dreams or alcoholic nightmares—are incredibly common among people in recovery. In a nutshell, a drinking dream is when you dream that you have ingested alcohol. A 2018 study in the Journal of Substance Abuse and Treatment showed that about 1/3 of adults in recovery have had a dream like this, butContinue reading “Drinking Dreams: What do they mean and how do you cope with them?”
The holidays can be a difficult time when you are in recovery. This year is a little different with the pandemic and so many of the usual festivities being cancelled, but in the past it seemed like there was always a party to go to around the holidays…and no shortage of booze! This is myContinue reading “5 Ways to Stay Sober at a Party”