What I Was Really Thinking When I Drove Drunk

When my kids were little, before my alcoholism presented itself, I never drove after drinking. To the point where if I’d had so much as a sip of wine, I would call my husband and ask him to pick up our youngest from their playdate on his way home from work rather than...

What Are the 5 Things Families Should Do Around the Holidays?

I was interviewed for a podcast recently (we’ll share it with you when the episode comes out), and a question I got asked was, “What are the five things I would tell families to do around the holidays?” And it really got me thinking, because my initial response was,...

I Never Want to Feel That Way Again

The other week I shared on my TikTok an experience I had with old memories bubbling up when I least expected it. I want to share it with you. I had ordered a Cobb salad to pick up for lunch from a local restaurant before running errands for the day. It was 11:15am...

What Do Honesty and Willingness Have to Do With Recovery?

I did a TikTok live last week about honesty and willingness (if you’re on TikTok, you can follow me here), and someone commented about their loved one, “But she has to want it.” That statement fires me up more than anything else, and here’s why: All of our loved ones...

What I Hear in the Halls of AA

I’ve been going to a lot of AA meetings lately, because I’ve been dealing with a lot in my personal life, and this is what I do in recovery—I up my program when I need to. And I get so much information in AA meetings, not only for my own recovery, but for you. Truly...

What All Addicts Want You To Know

I wanted to share something a friend of mine posted on his Facebook page recently. It really spoke to me and so much of what we do here at Tipping Point Recovery. “Loving an addict is the cruelest kind of love, you hold steadfast to hope while you have to watch us die...