Hi ass kickers!
This week on the recovery series I’m talking to Megan Peters. Megan is a blogger, photographer, mom and recovery warrior. She struggled with perfectionism and people pleasing growing up, which she says fueled her drinking problem. In this hour you’ll hear:
- Megan tells us her story about what her relationship with alcohol was like and when she knew it was time to quit.
- From an article Megan wrote: “I felt like I was constantly running, with no finish line in sight. No matter how hard I worked or how much I loved my family, I felt like I could never get my head above water. I was drowning.” She explains more about this.
- We talk about the shame and stigma that come with being a mother and an alcoholic and what to do about that.
- Megan tells us how she quietly got sober (she didn’t even tell her husband) and how her recovery changed over time into what she needed.
- We both talk about what’s it’s like to “just have one drink.”
- I ask Megan what advice she has for someone who’s struggling to stay sober-- for someone who stays sober a few days or weeks and then convinces herself she can have “just one” and then keeps finding herself in the same place over and over.