Today we are leaving Florence, on our way to Venice. Now this may sound crazy, but both my sister and I felt a bit disconnected from this city. We still had a lot of great moments in Florence and actually preferred the city at night which surprised us since nighttime is usually associated with drinking. … Read More Accountability
My sister and I have officially hit the 1 week mark of our 6-week trip in Europe!
We have been fortunate to have beautiful weather and visit incredible places. Traveling has been a powerful way to appreciate my sobriety…… Read More Sober travels, week 1
It is a surreal feeling to visit a Italy for the first time, which is home to so much history, culture and beauty.
It has been a blessing to enjoy this trip sober, to not have that fear of something going wrong, or to be consumed by thoughts about alcohol.
Today my favourite moment was a fountain the Vatican Museum…… Read More Travels in Roma
This Wednesday night I left with my sister to begin a 6-week backpacking trip in Europe! When I had my last drinking episode this past New Year’s, I remember my Dad telling me that in my condition, it would be unsafe for me to travel. I remember at the time, the idea of not drinking… Read More The 6 week trip begins! Day 1 in Rome
Today I attended a 100th birthday party for my mom’s godmother.
I remember when she was 99 years old last year and we thought that was impressive!… Read More A 100th birthday party