Sobriety Starts HERE is HERE!

One year ago now, Roger and I launched our video podcast called Sobriety Starts HERE. We created it for those who are seeking and searching; perhaps googling late at night and with shaky hands, “How do I stop drinking?” or “How do I know if I’m an alcoholic?” We wanted a place for the sober-curious…

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From Alcohol To Sugar: The Short Jaunt

A 2-part series I wrote for Spring Gardens Detox Centre in Spring Hill, Florida was published and I wanted to share it with you, here, as well. You see, for me, sugar came back into my life with a vengeance as soon as I quit drinking, and I know this is a common story for…

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Ray Of Light

Original photo courtesy of Katia Pershin Photography Mixed media artwork by Tammi Salas using b/w image, acrylic paints on a 5″x 5″ wood panel. As you know, I am a woman in long term recovery. As such, I am getting to meet some incredible people; people like California girl, Tammi Salas. I had the pleasure of…

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Tips To Deal With Sugar Addiction (Part 2)

It’s Valentine’s Day today, and a day where many of us give and receive gifts of candy and chocolate. It can feel like the whole world is covered in sugar and for some of us, sugar addiction is real. This time of year can be extremely difficult for those of us who struggle, whether we…

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Taking Our Power Back

Yesterday, class started for those enrolled in The 6 Week Sugar Freedom eCourse and I couldn’t be more excited to help people begin to create a lifestyle they LOVE. If you were on the fence and have decided that you DO want to join us, it’s not too late! Head over and register so that…

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Revealing More Of Myself… (and a SINFUL Dessert!)

I was honoured last week to be interviewed by UK blogger Olivia Pennelle, a fellow sober living lover and passionate healthy foodie. She lives in Manchester, and I just LOVE the Internet for connecting us across the miles. It’s so cool! Olivia got sober on March 26, 2012 and proceeded to completely transform her health, losing…

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The Sweet Truth (Plus Video Recipe)

If you’ve been with me for a while, you’ll know about my history with alcohol. Today’s post addresses another addiction I struggle with; sugar. Studies show that sugar stimulates the same reward centres in the brain as cocaine and heroin. If you have trouble saying no to sugar, please keep reading. You are not alone,…

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The Truth Is…I Lied.

With the dawn of a new year, people are often looking to make a change.  Over the last few months, I have received several messages from people asking me how I quit drinking and how I continue to stay sober. It’s a tough question for me to answer honestly. To be honest, I don’t think…

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Happy Holidays! (Plus 6 Strategies I Use To Stay Sober)

Today’s post is simply my way of saying thank you and a chance to wish you a happy holiday season. I want you to know how much you mean to me. Without you, there would be no reason for me to share these posts, and so I want to personally thank you for being here…

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My BIG News!

Finally! I am so excited to share my big news with you!  I love that I get to fill you in on the big picture stuff and also the details, so, first, a little back story. If you’ve been following along with my journey, you’ll know that today, Roger and I work together in the…

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