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Journal prompt 5b

Inbooksallday suggested “what does a weekend look like for you” as a prompt so I decided to do a second one today :)

Weekends are usually pretty good for me :) They start on Friday when I take my kids to the local theme park. 162 more words

Journal prompt #5

“Writers block”

As I wrote in my previous post, I’m having trouble coming up with a journal prompt for today. I’ve been on Pinterest and looked up prompts and have found nothing that I really wanted to write about today, so I posted here asking for suggestions. 233 more words


I can’t find a good journal prompt for today. Anybody have any suggestions? :)

The Tornado

Here I am.  A total fucking mess.  It’s 6.52pm, Billy has been home for just over an hour, Charlie since lunchtime.  After spending the weekend with their father — my Exhole — they have come back exhausted and emotional.   541 more words


on drowning in the bottle

The last of the crazies has taken her final bow.  It is with affection I refer to her as the ‘crazy’.  Never did I see or listen to her… 535 more words


Day 24 of 99 Days to FASDay

Welcome to Day 24 of our 99 Days to FASDay journey. We continue with our suggested changes to the language we use for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. 303 more words

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

How To Become An Alcoholic

Amy: Alhough I’m not an alcoholic, I feel like I understand alcoholism. At the very least, I understand the seductive power of alcohol. Gregory Bateson, the brilliant scientist who studied, among other things,  “feedback loops” in relationships, called alcohol “a shortcut to a more correct state of mind.” 1,074 more words