Bottled: A Mom's Guide to Early Recovery
- Binding: Paperback
- Publish Date: 2015-09-22
An unflinching and hilarious memoir about recovery as a mother of young kids, Bottled explains the perils moms face with drinking and chronicles the authorâs path to recovery, from hitting bottom to the months of early sobrietyÂa blur of pain and chaosÂto her now (in)frequent moments of peace.ÂPunctuated by potent, laugh-out-loud sarcasm, Bottled offers practical suggestions on how to be a sober, present-in-the-moment mom, one day at a time, and provides much needed levity on an issue too often treated with deadly seriousness.Dana Bowman is a long-time English teacher and part-time professorÂ in the department of English at Bethany College, Kansas. Author of the popular momsieblog.com, she leads and presents workshops on both writing and addiction, with a special emphasis on being a woman in recovery while parenting young children.