Celebrate Your Wins: 101 Months Sober

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The photo on the left is from February 2008 – six months before I got sober. I was on a trip to Amsterdam and there wasn’t one minute of that week that I wasn’t completely lit. I binge drank everyday. Red Bull Vodka in hand at all times while simultaneously pumping my body with weed, cocaine, molly, sleepless nights and … 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 MiraclesAreBrewing.com 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

The Power of Solitude

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This week Needy Helper and DrugRehab.com interviewed me about my sober journey. It was interesting to hear both sets of questions and how similar they were. I suppose it is because a lot of people who are trying to get sober or are newly sober have the same questions about how to be successful with their own sobriety. The question … Read More

You Are Right Where You Should Be

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I found this feather at the top floor of a parking garage where there’s literally no birds. The chances of this feather falling and landing right on my path in front of my car are very slim. I couldn’t help but think it was planted right there, just for me. It’s said, “When angels are near, feathers appear.” It was a … Read More

Getting In Your Zone

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Yesterday I did an interview with The Recovery Revolution on their Since Right Now podcast. We talked about how Miracles Are Brewing came to be. I shared how I got sober and the spiritual experience I felt as it happened, my top essentials for staying sober, how I deal with depression and anxiety as well as what’s coming next for … Read More

Never Give Up On Your Dreams

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I visited San Diego for the first time in 2005 and absolutely loved it. I remember driving around La Jolla looking at the houses for sale with an inquiring mind as to if I could live here, one day. At the time everything seemed so expensive, which made this dream become one of those off in the distant ones. So, … Read More

35 Truths I’ve Discovered In 35 Years

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I recently celebrated my 35th birthday. Naturally, birthdays are a great time for reflection of where we have been and where we desire to go next. It’s the perfect time to take inventory of the important lessons you’ve learned over the past year or maybe even throughout your life. I had a little pow-wow with myself, as I often do, … Read More