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Sober Life, Social Life

This precedence of needing to fit in influences our reasons for picking up a social anxiety cure-all. Continue reading

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Trauma is a 4 letter word…

…and that word is PATH. I bet you thought I was going to drop the f-bomb. Not for this entry. This is a quite serious topic of which has been haunting me for weeks. I heard Bob Forrest and Dr. … Continue reading

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It Really Is That Intense – Part IV – Getting Married, Having Baby

When I met my husband Neal, we met at a bar. This was just fine. That is what people do. They meet somewhere to get to know one another. Some people meet for coffee during the day and some people … Continue reading

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It Really Is That Intense – Part II – The Starter Pack

Wow. Did you really think I hit the punchbowl that young? Look at that face of earnest concentration to get all that punch in the cup. Look at the left hand holding me up straight so as not to lose … Continue reading

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Spiritual corruption and AA is not WHAT?

I am tasting my drinks right now. I am back at the Turks and Caicos floating around a giant pool slurping on a Rum & Diet Coke. Slurp. Slurp. So refreshing. I am feeling so good. So relaxed. Slurrrrrrrp. <insert … Continue reading

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Tell me about being a functional alcoholic.

I have found the term ‘functional alcoholic’ bristle me a bit. It keeps digging into my skin a bit every time I hear it. The reason why and it is something I said earlier, “I feel like a fraud.” Why … Continue reading

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Ice cream, you scream addicts scream for ice cream…

Seriously? I just typed that subject line. First of all, I really don’t like the ice cream man. Growing up we’d run for the truck. WE ALL DID. There was something so exciting about the chase. No matter where you … Continue reading

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