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April 13, 2014 (this day)

My father would have been . . . I don’t know how old today.  Nearing 80 I guess.  But he died at 33 from alcoholism.  My first thoughts about this today are that 1) that’s part of what saved me by getting me to seek help so young and so early in my drinking and 2) if there are degrees of alcoholism, and if they are hereditary, I believe I inherited severe alcoholism.  187 more words

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April 6, 2014 (this day)

Wednesday night, we had water in the kitchen.  Thursday, the contractor who redid out bathroom last year opened the ceiling.  Friday, a plumber gave us an estimate.  296 more words

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March 30, 2014 (this day)

Today Carole and I went shopping at an outlet mall.  I came home with all of my money.  This has nothing to do with AA except that it is an infinitesimal part of my feeling “different” like we all did, but I wear a size 5 shoe and they just don’t exist. 174 more words

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this day in march...

 

We spent this welcomed Sunday simply hanging out at home reading, playing and reluctantly tending to the laundry, oh and eating an abundance of left over cake from a friday night birthday gathering for our two oldest girls. 98 more words

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April 11, 2011

This day.
Not only did it change my life, but it change my future.

See what no one understands about this day is that it was more crucial that my family found out that I was depressed.

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Book Review of This Day: A Collection of Simple Prayers

As I mentioned in my last post, I have a new treasure that I picked up recently at my favorite used bookstore, Better Books and Bibles.  378 more words

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March 8, 2014 (this day)

I’m planning to be here a little more often.

My work partner Irene’s husband, Alek, died last night.  He was 61.  He’d been diagnosed with cancer in December, and was going through the treatments, and yesterday he felt so good they were going out to dinner and talking about when to make that Alaska cruise.  266 more words

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