Author Archives: Krista H

On Motherhood

I didn’t always want to be a mother.  When I was in my early 20s and I envisioned my future, having children just wasn’t part of that picture.  I didn’t even like kids – I felt awkward around them and … Continue reading

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100 Days

Today marks 100 days since my last drink – my personal record.  There’s a sense of pride there, but that inner voice of mine (many of you know which one) tries to devalue it due to the reason I have … Continue reading

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Thinking About Drinking

SATURDAY 2;00pm.  Just had a spa day with a friend and we are at lunch afterwards at a place that has awesome craft beers.  She orders a summery ale with a tangerine finish and my mouth waters.  I can have just one, I … Continue reading

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Guilt

“Guilt: Punishing yourself before God doesn’t”  – Alan Cohen Guilt has played a big role in my life.  I can’t remember a time in my life where I didn’t feel it hanging over my head.  I have guilt for so many … Continue reading

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Is this all there is?

I’m 48 days sober today.  The days seem to be dragging as I look forward to 91, which will be my personal record.  It feels easier this time and I can’t tell if I’m just getting better at ignoring the … Continue reading

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Rugs in the Way

Something funny happened to me the other day.  Since after the holidays, I’ve been beating myself up about not having a consistent workout routine.  When I lived on my own I had a solid schedule down.  I’d come home from … Continue reading

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I’m Doing This Thing

I asked the BF the other day if he noticed any changes in me since I’ve been sober for almost 60 days.  To my dismay, he couldn’t really name anything concrete.  How can he not see the new-found gratitude I … Continue reading

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