What a cliché, right? The first time I actually heard this saying was in the movie “Kiss of Death” with David Caruso. David’s character was the one who said it and the phrase kind of echoed in my brain every moment since...―
More so in the last ten years than any other year there seems to be this strive for perfection. People want the perfect family, the perfect job, the perfect mate, the perfect nose, boobs, butt… I could go on forever. And don’t sit...―
“18 Things” by Jamie Ayres releases on January 24, 2013! Check out her blog here to get the latest on that and the “18 Things” blog hop. If you decide to do the “18 Things” challenge, you can link up here to ...―
When I first came in the rooms, I did not know what to expect. As an active alcoholic, I made it a point to avoid people (especially women) at all costs because of the shame I felt inside. So when I got sober, went to meetings, and saw people...―
Step Five: Admitted to God, to ourselves and another human being the exact nature of our wrongs. A couple of days ago, I posted “That Terrifying Fourth Step” and discussed how there is a palpable fear associated with Step Four. I never ...―
Keeping a progress journal is not “AA approved work” but it helped me. As a writer, journaling has always been my go-to for jotting down ideas, writing my dreams and aspirations and detailing my day-to-day events. Journaling does not always have ...―
Not all of us have been a stalker or a stalkee, but for those of us who have been on either end of this creepy spectrum, this post should prove either interesting or appalling. To the stalkers: Your behavior does not make us want to be with you. ...―
One day at a time. Isn’t that really the only way we can live? When we were in our addiction, we were caught up in our past aches, resentments and fears. But that wasn’t enough. We had to worry about the future! What will tomorrow...―
“Step One: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol, that our lives had become unmanageable.” This is taken from the Big Book and the Twelve & Twelve. This is the only step we have to do perfectly. To have an attitude that we...―
The Introduction Happy New Year! Welcome to the The Daily Woman.. a blog dedicated to living sober and giving life all you got! I signed up for the Ultimate Blog Challenge just in time for 2013… The month of January is dedicated to living...―
As 2012 comes to a close… I have looked through my Penzu journal, gone through old notebooks and basically stepped back and looked at the canvas of my life. It hasn’t exactly been a spectacular year… but then it has been a...―
Keeping it simple may seem pretty, well, simple for the average human being, but for us alcoholics and addicts, it can be anything but. We just have a way of complicating the most uncomplicated things. Things like: working, driving and even food...―
Yahoo! announced that it has acquired Tumblr for $1.1billion today. According to Tumblr's ...
How do I setup Live TV on OpenELEC? Below are some basic and straightforward instructions ...
When Stephen and I were planning our honeymoon in Tuscany, one of the things I lobbied for ...