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When Plan A Doesn't Happen

I am in Week One of my divorce. The petition has been filed. Papers have been served. He’ll move out soon and the perfect life that I’ve imagined for myself will start happening. 587 more words


A Potted History - 'Through the Glass Darkly' (Part One)

I want to share our story. Not all the gory detail. Just the bare bones of our journey through alcoholism, and maybe, just maybe, out the other side. 1,572 more words


Dear Friends I Saw Play Last Night -

What a great show. Seriously. You all transported me for roughly an hour back to a place where music was pretty much the only friend who’d never abandon me. 714 more words


What about Bob (or: Staying Sober In The Zombie Apocalypse)

I’ve had kind of a tumultuous past week+, so I’ll try to make as much sense as I’m able.

My mother-in-law is in the hospital with pneumonia. 886 more words


Only one to perfection

All the 12 steps show us how to live without our fix – Sobriety comes from continually applying them in our daily lives. EXCEPT Step 1 – that we must do to perfection.


The Saturday Night 6 Year Old

I often wander back, and replay that night so clear

When I felt so locked away, frozen, by my chains of fear

My sobs were extra heavy, I was trying, through my tears… 58 more words

Inner Child

Something just doesn't sit right...

Cycling home in the rain I realised how I’m just finding it so hard to get my head around that I don’t want to drink. I must want to drink. 232 more words