Introducing Dear CB

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It was the summer of 2012. I had just gone through a devastating break up with someone I thought I knew, but, to my surprise, had been living a complete double life. Needless to say, it sent me searching for answers. I felt like the floor had fallen out beneath me. I was four years into my sobriety at the … Read More

We Do Have A Choice

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Hello beautiful tribe. This message is coming to you from the brand, spanking new website! Whoop whoop! Give her a test drive, won’t you? I know I’ve been on a bit of a weekly writing hiatus as we fine-tuned the new digs for you, but now it’s onward. And speaking of onward, I know we have all been on … Read More

Out of Office: Gone Exploring

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Hello from Venice Beach! I celebrated 8 years of sobriety this week with a little beach trip to California to explore Venice, Santa Monica and Marina Del Ray. I have to be honest with you that I was having a hard time enjoying it at first because I was putting so much pressure on myself to create an epic post … Read More

When You Want To Quit Remember This

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Yesterday I hiked Cathedral Rock in Mount Charleston. It’s a pretty steep hike with a very rocky path and the massive peak looks pretty unattainable from the parking lot. When you start out at the bottom you think getting to the top of the peak seems impossible. I kept thinking, “How in the world am I gonna get all the … Read More

For Anyone Trying To Change Their Life

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I remember when I was coming into sobriety how many times I said, “I’m never drinking again,” or “I’m never doing coke again,” only to be greeted with another comedown and hangover. Each time I would fall back into my bad habits, I would stand back up, bruises and all. I’d say it was because of this or that, without … Read More