Once again, I’ve tried to do updates here in the past couple weeks but haven’t had words to write or I write then wait a day or two to post and the magic is gone. Not that my words are magic but the timeliness of the post has disappeared. But there have been some significant… Continue reading Day 542
We were forced out of our house today so the floor guys could finish up. It’s hard for me to write at night. I’m a morning person with maximum awesomeness peaking at 10am. After that, it’s all over. What does that mean for you, dear reader? Photos from our day. The day started with a… Continue reading Day 338
The last few days have been emotionally rough. Feeling overwhelmed. I’m okay just unsettled and tired. Too much alone time and introspection.
The visitor calendar is filling up. The last several days were spent with my mom, aunt, and cousin. It was a wonderful visit with a lot of laughs, good conversations late into the night, and some new experiences. I worried that being open about not drinking for a year might make people less inclined to visit.… Continue reading Day 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
The White Mountains in eastern Arizona are incredibly beautiful with sweeping meadows and tall aspens tucked in with pines. Our weekend away with two other couples was a lot of fun with a touch of awkwardness mixed in. The drive up was pretty typical road trip fun minus the roadies. Yes, we have been guilty of taking… Continue reading Day 31 & 32
My first sober camping trip was probably my most favorite camping trip ever. I realized, after arriving home today, that what I’m experiencing “sober” is what most people experience when they have a normal relationship with alcohol. Generally people don’t look at every adventure as an opportunity to get drunk. There is no need to be… Continue reading Day 10 & 11
I had a HUGE meltdown today. Stormed out of the house and drove away angry, with my shoes in my hands, not really knowing where to go. I am not a bar person, I prefer to drink alone at home where I can’t get into trouble, but as I drove down the road going to… Continue reading Day 5