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FAMILY...the word, brings so many emotions

I’ve just looked back on my last post and realised I obviously didn’t proof read it! But it was sent from the heart, I just typed, it was what I was thinking. 760 more words



I used to be a pretty social person.  Kind of grew up a nerd, but things broke loose in my 20s and I became very outgoing, particularly when fueled by alcohol.  260 more words

Traditional Drunk

Traditional drunk

Wretched and sorry; blank stare

Last one; I promise

Gosh, there were so many times I cried that it was my ‘last one.’ And I meant it every time I said it, for sure. 236 more words

Darlene Steelman

I want to go to the top of a mountain and just scream

I’ve not been here for a while.Ii have had a wonderful 10 day holiday, when I have chilled, relaxed and just for a few hours forgotten. 217 more words


In the Labyrinth of Selves

[This is chapter 5 in an ongoing work of fiction.  To see chapter 4, click here: https://whathappenstous.wordpress.com/2017/06/28/55-las-vegas-days/%5D

There was a Russian oil executive’s son.  Then there was a South African who had something to do with diamond mines.  2,464 more words


Growth Mindset

As a teacher, I am afforded the luxury of being home in the summer. This means I can sleep more, read more, clean more, relax more, parent more.   1,377 more words

Women And Sobriety

Day 26 of 99 Days to FASDay

From The Public Stigma of Birth Mothers of Children with FASD

by Patrick W. Corrigan, Juana Lorena Lara, Binoy Biren Shah, Kathleen T. Mitchell, Diana Simmes, and Kenneth L. 330 more words

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder