The Courage to Change: A Recovery Podcast

7.5 | After the Episode: Alcoholism, The Importance of Staying Sober & Motherhood in Sobriety

Episode Summary

Ashley and Christiana bring their usual laughter and antics while they dive into summarizing Emily's story for listeners, along with a few highlighted topics including the combination of being in recovery from multiple things (eating disorder recovery, alcohol + drugs, etc.), the importance of staying sober between meetings and Ashley also shares a heartbreaking story about a friend who lost her battle.

Episode Notes

Ashley and Christiana bring their usual laughter and antics while they dive into summarizing Emily's story for listeners, along with a few highlighted topics including the combination of being in recovery from multiple things (eating disorder recovery, alcohol + drugs, etc.), the importance of staying sober between meetings and Ashley also shares a heartbreaking story about a friend who lost her battle.

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Show Notes:

0:35 - What's in a name? The rabbit trail...

6:20 - Emily and Ashley's relationship

8:31 - Emily's story - eating disorder perspective, geographics, and the combination of alcohol & drug sobriety + eating disorder sobriety.

9:11 - Being unable to stay sober between meetings.

9:50 - Ashley shares a story about her friend, Justine, who struggled through the same thing.

13:35 - "You may not die, you may be in a situation worse than death"

15:45 - The story we normally think of

17:55 - www.chasingmcallisters.com - Sharing an honest and authentic version of motherhood

18:35 - The differences and realities between parenting and parenting in recovery

26:25 - The Mommy wine culture in society

27:55 - Ashley's arithmetic of the supposed "pump and dump", and the alcoholic way of thinking about drinking.

31:06 - Speaking in "Uber minutes"

35:05 - Driverless cars...the discussion.

35:53 - Some funny stories of Ashley's twins

38:20 - Ashley announces plans to do a special episode with a handful of Sober Moms at different lengths of sobriety.

41:48 - The podcast format is changing!! We are bringing you MORE great content!!

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Lionrock Recovery (http://www.lionrockrecovery.com) The Courage to Change: A Recovery Podcast would like to thank our sponsor, Lionrock Recovery, for their support. Lionrock Recovery is an online substance abuse counseling program where you can get help for drinking or drug use from the privacy of your own home. For more information, visit http://www.lionrockrecovery.com.