My name is Ashley K., I am a recovering addict. I have been sober for 2.5 years. My life is pretty great for the most part. But it wasn’t always that way. I grew up in Southern California, with two parents, neither of whom are addicts or alcoholics. I grew up in church, I am […]Read more "A Wild Ride Through the Mud Turns In To Hope and Happiness"
One thing we don’t often think about when getting sober is what we’ll do with our friendships. In the beginning, we’re just trying to live one day at a time sans drugs and alcohol. Then we move on to dealing with our emotions and coping with day-to-day life – showing up for our job, our personal responsibilities, […]Read more "What To Do With Old Party Friends"
The Answer is: Too many to count, unfortunately! That question weighed heavy on my mind while I was in treatment. I guessed I had probably lost count after a hundred and that was before I got into my late twenties. I am an alcoholic, a drug addict, a child of an alcoholic and drug addict, […]Read more "How Many Times Can a Son Break His Mom’s Heart?"