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Why is it so hard to change?

I think about change a lot.  My job involves a lot of planning and “what if-ing” so it is a big part of my life.  Change is a necessary part of growth.  155 more words

One Day At A Time

Back to normality

The holiday is over and it was back to work this morning. All I could do was welcome the fear and dread that naturally came up when I woke. 862 more words


Wait. Why am I doing this?

Warning! This post contains adult language!

Ok. I am just going to go ahead and say what I bet we are all thinking or have thought at least once. 577 more words


I have struggled with labeling this problem that I have. It finally hit me that by refusing to label it, I refuse to fully accept it. 756 more words



I was sober for over a year. I recently decided that I would dabble with moderation. This is common, this is a cliche, over-played, over done and unoriginal. 220 more words

Mental Illness

Relapse Before You Know It

I was surprised to learn, on my journey of sobriety, that I could relapse before I have my first drink. WHAT!?! Learning this fact was sobering. 336 more words


Longing and Regret

4 months without alcohol. 4 months without a hangover. 4 months without all the mental bullshit that goes with the shiny package of addiction.  The first two months were tough. 463 more words