6 Years of Sobriety

I woke up this morning with 6 years of sobriety. 6. In a row. I wish I could tell you everything is easy, perfect and exactly what I dreamed of, Continue Reading →

Oh so prickly

“I think you’ll find me similar to the Scottish thistle flower, pretty to look at but oh so prickly.” – Just a Little Kilted I have always identified with the Continue Reading →

Fortune Teller

I am obsessed with planning. I like to know what I am doing months in advance. I have 1 paper planner, 2 calendars (home and work) and a calendar on Continue Reading →

End of the Tunnel

Excuse this post for being all over the place. That is just where I am at right now. I have written so many times and deleted it. I have so Continue Reading →

Life Between the Statuses

Life happens when you aren’t looking. It happens without pictures or videos. It happens whether we like it or not. I post a lot and take a lot of pictures. Continue Reading →

4 Years!

I have now been sober for 4 years! It feels like a lifetime ago, really more like another person who was the practicing alcoholic. One of the things that suffered Continue Reading →

My Life is a Lie

It is still a lie if it is a lie of omission, right? I was told that my marriage was a “Facebook lie” by a girl who was saying anything Continue Reading →

4 Years

I have been married for 4 years tomorrow. FOUR! That is a lifetime in Vanessa time. I am such a passionate person, which means I love intensely. Which also means Continue Reading →

Natural Anxiety/Depression Relief

Let me begin this post saying, we are all very different and the is NO cure to anxiety and depression. It is truly something you have to work on forever. Continue Reading →