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
I’ve noticed that since beginning my recovery journey this January, I’ve become a lot less obsessed with planning…
As a consequence of reminding myself “One day at a time”, I started to think less about the future.
Thinking about the future used to be one of my favourite activities. Wondering, what will my life be like when I started this new job? When the season changes? During an upcoming trip? When I’m 35?
I didn’t really notice how my thinking had shifted until recently… when people started asking me questions, such as..… Read More Planning vs. the present