7 Things I Learned During My Year Without Alcohol

Wow, I can’t even believe I’m typing this! If you’re reading this, it’s because I made it. I made it to one full year without alcohol. On May 6, 2013, I took my last drink. I will never forget how it felt. I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. I was tired of being the party girl, I was tired of feeling like sh*t, I was tired of disappointing and embarrassing my friends and loved ones. I decided I needed a big change. Trying to drink in moderation hadn’t proved to be the best option for me. It never worked. Enough was enough. I tried something that I never did before — stopped drinking alcohol completely.

When I started this sober journey, I wasn’t sure how long it would last, and now I can’t imagine going back to how my life was before. The positives have been…

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FASD-Informed Employment 3 day Training

The Northwest Central FASD Network is hosting training in Edson for those who work with and support person with disabilities- specifically FASD. This includes front line support staff for youth and adults with disabilities, caregivers, educators, employment agency personnel, Alberta Works staff and employers.

This is a training not to be missed- it is on the cutting edge with Alberta Works Initiatives and has the framework which to support our clients with opportunities for having a meaningful life.

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