Conversation in Recovery: Mandy

Name: Mandy Manners Age: 38 Location: UK/France Recovery Date: August 17, 2017 Recovering From: Problem Drinking About Mandy: I am a writer, speaker and podcast host on Sobriety. I am also a mum of two. I am training to be a recovery/life coach. Instagram: @mandy_lovesober @lovesoberpodcast Facebook: Love sober (there is also a women-only secret […]

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Conversation in Recovery: Julie

Name: Julie Age: 45 Location: Paola Recovery Date: November 13, 2017 Recovering From: Alcohol About Julie: I am a strong, creative, compassionate woman who is rediscovering what it means to be happy in life. I am a sober mom and wife that is navigating life without alcohol. I work everyday getting to know this woman […]

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Conversation in Recovery: Kim

Name: Kim Age: 47 Location: Providence Recovery Date: May 13, 2014 Recovering From: Alcohol Dependence About Kim: I am an urban hippie and lover of nature, soap making, gardening, kitties, music, baseball and craft. I am happily married, living in the coolest little state in the country, close to the city and close to the […]

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Sobriety is a Super Power, Not a Magic Wand

I started dating my now husband of 17 years just 12 days before Valentine’s Day. Twenty-three years ago. I can’t recall how long we’d been together before he told me he didn’t believe in Valentine’s Day. “There shouldn’t be special day to celebrate your love for someone,” he said. “You should celebrate it every day.” […]

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Conversation in Recovery: Natalie

Name: Natalie Fairbrook Age: 44 Location: Santa Rosa, CA Recovery Date: August 31, 2015 Recovering From: Alcohol About Natalie: I am a mama, wife, nanny (instead of granny – LOL), daughter, sister + friend. Teetotaler, light seeker, truth teller + yoga junkie. For my day job I am an office manager but I have also […]

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