Beth Leipholtz is the founder of Life to be Continued, a blog about the realities of getting sober young. She writes about her own experience falling into substance use disorder and how she found her way back out. Beth also works as a web designer and photographer in Minnesota. Follow her on Instagram @beth_leipholtz and on Twitter @el9292.
When Beth Leipholtz thinks back to early recovery, the thought of reaching a month, 6 months, a year seemed insurmountable. She had so many images in my head of what recovery was sure to look like, and why she would hate it. Over the past 7 years, it’s become obvious that many of those images in my mind were misconceptions. Here are a few of the biggest ones.
The ability to stay in recovery and be a father is not an easy feat, and not something to take lightly. For these three fathers in recovery, the best Father’s Day gift is the ability to be present for their children.
When I first got sober, I threw my extra time and energy into working out, and the passion I have for fitness and CrossFit has
Even if you’ve been throwing the idea around for a while, actually quitting drinking can be daunting. You may find yourself with more questions than