the lie behind body shame

I’ve been really delving into my emotions and feelings related to myself and how I show up in the world. Through this work, I’ve become acutely aware of how feeling bloated or full or whatever the opposite of “skinny” is makes me think and feel. When I get into this headspace – whether it be […]

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Why the mundane moments are the ones you should be most afraid of in sobriety

I was recently talking to a friend and mentor who’s also in my program of recovery for alcohol and drug addiction. She looked at me and said, “maintenance for people like us is so important and highly underrated. You go to a meeting or wherever and you eventually get and stay sober, and then one […]

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5 realizations I had when I stopped telling myself I wasn’t good enough

you-are-enough

Fear is something that I truly believe compelled me to drink, use drugs, diet myself into oblivion, workout in excess, stay friends or in relationships with people who suck, and all kinds of other behaviors that weren’t great for me or my wellbeing. Fear is the thread that weaves its way through most of my […]

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Dear You: You’re Not Alone

Hi, friends! My name is Brittany and I recently created this lil’ ole’ blog to have a place to share my experience, strength, and hope with anyone who needs it. As an undeniable alcoholic (I choose to use that term but you absolutely don’t have to), I’ve spent a lot of years fighting my truth […]

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