Year: 2009

My 1st Magazine Cover!!!

It is an honor to have been chosen after a nationwide search as the Fall Cover Girl for We Magaziine for Women!… Read On

Mackenzie Phillips Is Not Oversharing!

We don't want to read Mackenzie Phillips' account of her "consensual" relationship with Papa John Phillips. We don't want to see Oprah Winfrey devote airtime to the alleged rape, abortion, drugs and unsettling etc. We don't want to relive the whole sordid story in People..… Read On

DJ Am and Recovery

I cannot help but find myself at such a loss after hearing of the death of one of our own.  DJ AM aka Adam Goldstein, was found dead in his NYC apartment.  Allegedly, there were prescription drugs and a crack pipe found in his possession. Adam had been admittedly clean and sober since 1997 after a suicide attempt… Read On

You can’t cry over lost eye lashes?

Oh how my life entertains me sometimes.  I haven’t slept well over the past couple days as I was house/dog sitting for a dear friend.  Apparently both of her labs are use to sleeping in bed with her—a custom I am not really fond of as I have serious no touching boundaries when sleeping.  So I got very little sleep for the past three days. … Read On

Penn State named nation’s top party school in Princeton Review survey

I got clean and sober at Penn State.  I went to college there in early recovery and stayed clean and sober for my entire four year stay there. Sure there were times when it was hard, but my recovery was what enabled me to go there in the first place and become the first person in my family ever to graduate from college… Read On

Watch Me Speak at Loyola College

Here is a sample of my speaking. http://vimeo… Read On

Blackout Girl on Kindle.

Do you have a Kindle device?  Then please download my memoir, Blackout Girl today! Read On

Sober Sister

Graduation is approaching and the freedom that college promises is right around the corner.  It is a time for celebration and preparation.  As you decide what to pack for college, get to know your roommate and figure your course schedule–there is one other thing you should prepare for and I guarantee it didn’t make it to your “Things I need for college list”… Read On


Yesterday I got an email via a social networking site from a young girl who read my book.  I get emails like this daily, it is the reason I wrote the book, to reach young people and let them know they aren’t alone.  This email was a little different.  The young girl said she was cutting herself and using drugs and she could relate to my story… Read On