Enjoying a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

When overcoming alcoholism or substance abuse, those in recovery encounter countless triggers. And if ever there were a daunting task for these individuals, it’s the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Many people face an uphill battle when March 17 rolls around, but if you prepare yourself, it’s possible to enjoy a sober St. Patty’s Day…

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Firefly Lane

Michael’s TV Pick – Firefly Lane

Firefly Lane follows two best friends, Tully and Kate, from their teenage years into their mid-adulthood…

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Irish Beef Stew

Irish Beef Stew

Growing up in New England with two parents from Boston meant St. Patricks Day was always celebrated in my home. Irish beef stew was another winter staple in my home. I hope you love it as much as I do!

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Pets of TTC – Moo

Please meet my very best friend, Moo. We’ve been together for nearly ten years, since she was just a two pound puppy. She’s been by my side through all the ups and downs of my journey in sobriety and I couldn’t ask for a better or more lovable companion. Occasionally I look at Moo and…

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Almost Like a Chameleon

By Cali W., Transformations Alumna My name is Cali. I’m 29 and my sobriety date is May 1, 2019. Growing up, I always felt like I just didn’t fit in. I could blend in, almost like a chameleon, but I always felt like a background character. I always felt out of place. Constantly restless and…

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Movie night

Michael’s Movie Pick – Promising Young Woman

Happy February, Alumni! I know a lot of people associate February with love, but I also know that not everyone is in a romantic relationship. That’s the beauty of film, whether you’re head over heels for your significant other or you’re riding solo, movies can be enjoyed by all. This month, I chose Promising Young…

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Pets of TTC

This is my Yorkie Charlie (Sir Charles when we are feeling fancy) and Cali is the adorable pit bull on the right. Charlie made his way into my life 7 years ago. I was fresh out of halfway and had just moved into my own apartment.

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Crockpot Chili

Crockpot Chili: 1 1/2 – 2 lbs ground beef 1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 15 oz can kidney beans, drained and rinsed 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 an onion, chopped 2 14 oz cans crushed tomatoes 1 cup water 2 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground…

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Reconnecting with My Higher Power

By: Allen O., Transformations Alumnus Hi, I’m Allen O. and I’m an alcoholic and a drug addict. Before coming to Transformations my life was a complete mess. I gave up on myself and thought things would never get better. I lost everyone and everything I ever cared about. I was unemployable, sleeping on my mom’s…

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