Relationships and drinking

I am over 17 years sober and have been with my husband for 11 years. I cannot emphasize how astounding it is for me to write those words. Because whilst drinking, my relationship history was a spectacular disaster. I really wasn’t capable of a healthy relationship until I got sober, and even then it took […] Read More →

Recovery Rocks Interviews

Recovery Rocks – Liv Pennelle

I met Olivia on Facebook, there was something about her posts and humor that I really liked. Plus, like me, she is a Brit who now lives in the USA. When she needed somewhere to stay so she could attend SheRecoversNYC I didn’t hesitate. I just knew we would get on. Luckily for me, we […] Read More →

Sober Solutions

The importance of self care

You know self-care is important, right? I mean, it’s on your to-do list and just as soon as you get everything done, you’ll take care of yourself. So why does self-care always seem to be at the bottom of the list? I’m a therapist, so I totally get it, I know I need to take […] Read More →

Recent Posts

Soul stamps: A temporary reminder – a permanent promise

I love soul stamps. I found them in the marketplace at #SheRecoversNYC. I thought they were such a good idea. I tracked down their creator Elizabeth Bruno and asked her why she created them… 1. Soul Stamps was started in October 2016. My inspiration was a permanent tattoo I have on my wrist that says […] Read More →

Veronica’s story

Many people have asked me for my drinking story, I wrote this some time ago and decided to publish it. This is me, this is who I was and who I am now…. I think there’s two ways you can become an alcoholic. I think you’re either born that way or, you simply need to […] Read More →

#SheRecoversNYC – Day 2

When amazing women get together amazing things happen. Day 2 of She Recovers was just as amazing the first. Elena Brower did an amazing spoken word piece on her recovery and it was word perfect. Then Nikki Myers spoke the truth on codependency. She called it the ‘disease of the lost self’. And how our […] Read More →