Category Archives: family

s3e5 Quarantine with a Drinker

Kathleen and Liz are catching up on what feels like day 1,345,600 of social distancing/stay at home.  Liz is home with a drinker and is finding it challenging, annoying and pretty much ready to crack! Should she just drink the Truly? It isnt the staying at home, it is the staying at home with a drinker that is driving her nuts!




s3e4: Covid Social Distancing

Kathleen and Liz are checking in with everyone during this time we are social distancing.  Kathleen is sharing her experience with Covid and how crazy this experience has been. How are you coping and staying retired during this time?




s3e2 Is it a cliche?

The wheels may fall off a bit in this episode, but we are mom’s and kids are always bursting into our daily routine, even when they are 20 years old! We are talking about if sobriety groups are a cliche and how it may feel that way and as usual it leads to different paths.

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s2e14 Did Liz fall off the wagon?

Liz is not sure, and it has caused her concern, but after a conversation with Kathleen they determine if Liz fell off the wagon. What do you think? Also, is Halloween the booziest holiday and the more you stay in, the less you go out.



s2e11 – Mother’s Day

In this episode, Kathleen and Liz are talking about how Mother’s Day has changed not drinking, and how coping without your mom on Mother’s Day is tough, when you may just want to have a drink.  They are also a little obsessed with OT workouts and achieving spalt points, just a rant. Enjoy and Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, all types of mom’s!



s2e9 Vacation – From drinking focused to being present

Liz is back from an awesome vacation and sharing how AWESOME vacation is when you are present and not focused on when the next drink is coming.  This isn’t her first vacation retired from drinking, but it is her first vacation without drinking and being present as opposed to getting through vacation without drinking.

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s2e6 Feedback from a 16 y/0

This week Liz is chatting with her first born, Grace!  Grace gives us her 16 year old input on drinking, what it was like when her mom did drink and how she feels about her not drinking now.  They talk about some upcoming fears and how things only are shameful when you allow them to be.

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s2e3 A Little Bit of Everything!

Kathleen and Liz are catching up on all things random from what may have been a date for Kathleen, getting real about what keeps them sober and retired from drinking.

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episode 17: Faith, Abundance & Resources

Liz talks about Faith, Abundance and how she shifted her perspective 160 days into her retired from drinking journey.  She shares resources she has found over the days as well.

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episode 4: family part 1 with liz

first up to talk family, is liz.

her crazy crew is non-stop, super active, always something going on. the biggest question she gets is

‘how do you manage it all?’

she is working on answer all that, but for now they just seem to make it work.

todd – husband

grace – 15

wyatt – 13

jesse – 9

mae – 6