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Fragile

The ground is wet, small splashes escape the soles of my shoes.

I was moving with the coarseness that was somewhere between a walk and a run. 260 more words

Recovery

Packing Tips For When You Finally Run

I’m closing on my new apartment next week, and I’ve been procrastinating hard about putting my old life into these cardboard boxes. I have a ream of them, stacked and folded, and over the last few weeks they have gradually become invisible. 1,861 more words

Writing

Getting Married May Help Protect Against Alcoholism, Particularly in High-Risk Families

TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Married people are less likely to have drinking problems than single people, and that protective effect is particularly strong among those with a family history of alcoholism, a new study suggests. 257 more words

Health News

Margaritaville in Hollywood Beach: My City IS Gone!!!

I moved here because it was slow, not overpopulated, traffic a breeze, and ocean front property (across from the ocean) affordable. This is a big Town, Hollywood, Florida, we’ve over 1ook residents, our own airport that we share with Ft Lauderdale and now a monstrosity of a oceanside resort that has ruined our main public beach and taken all the parking with it. 130 more words

Bipolar Disorder

I Just Want to Feel Normal

How many times have you been asked about your goals in life? Seems from high school on into adulthood, that question nudges a way into countless conversations with friends, family, and prayed-for employers. 535 more words

Willingness

Surrender to Win

There is a paradox in Alcoholics Anonymous that tells us that we must “surrender to win.” When I first entered AA, I thought that it seemed kind of crazy that I would have to surrender, or give up, in order to get better. 606 more words

Sobriety

Has it really been a year?

Has it really been a year since I last wrote on here?

I stopped writing because I gave Faith links to this site and other bloggers who write about their battles to stay sober. 612 more words

Alcoholism