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Reconciliation

On being my mother incarnate.  I am  56 years old now and I have been a drinker my entire life.  I mean…there have been moments…years even…where I have not been a drinker.  234 more words

PoTs and Alcohol

PoTs and Alcohol

Drinking alcohol dehydrates anyone, even if they’re perfectly well, so how does alcohol and PoTs react together? Heres the answer…

they don’t. 1,245 more words

Chronic Illness

a beginning

today is technically day 2 for me. i know it doesn’t matter how many days have come or gone, it’s all about being in the present and doing one day at a time, but i want to keep this journal as something i can look back on when i’m feeling GREAT and hopefully it will remind me that i need to stop, and fast-forward to the eventual outcome of deciding to buy that bottle of vodka or whatever. 221 more words

Alcohol

I Don't Have a Drinking Problem: Legal Reasons #33

Far too many people appear to believe that they do not have issues with alcohol, and appear to think it normal to have “just a few” and drive. 196 more words

Brownness

Everyone Suffers in Abusive Household

Original post 3/2014

Everyone suffers in an abusive environment. Our house was always in chaos. An alcoholic stepfather who abused my mother and a mother who abused her daughter. 691 more words

Moving Forward

Work

For the last ten years I’ve basically been on one long bender of varying severity. Alcohol was my friend; it turned me from the awkward little girl I always felt I was into a funny, confident goddess. 828 more words

Mental Health

I Was Raped, But I Don't Remember It

I got raped and I don’t remember it.

I was in New York visiting my sister about a year ago. At a bar we went to I was asked by an older, attractive man if I wanted a drink, and unsuspectingly I said yes. 397 more words