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Tag: Alcoholism

2015
23 Oct

I’m 7 months sober today, marking another milestone on the calendar.  Obviously, a lot has changed in the past seven months.  I quit my job, I’m cooking every day, I’m in touch with my soul, I feel God’s love…

15 Oct

This week God had a message for me and it was loud and clear.  Every day, words, circumstances, Bible study, posts on Facebook, everything called to mind that life’s not fair.  I grew up knowing this, happily quoting Billy Crystal’s…

20 Aug

In the midst of addiction, it was hard to answer the question, “Why am I such a mess?  My life is good.  I have it SO good.  Good family, people who love me, a good job, a nice house, two…

7 Aug

Need a good ol’ fashioned dance party? Turn up the speakers and queue the Night at the Roxbury guys.  …and 90s dance break! Man, that’s a weird video! I have no clue how this one ended up in my…

30 Jul

We sat around my in-laws’ dinner table, sipping coffee and sampling my latest baking experiment.  The discussion meandered around to the topic of marathoning.  My father-in-law, a talented poet, dug out some limericks, penned after several notable races, including…

17 Jul

I have felt more connected to the people around me since I came out about my alcoholism online and shared my brokenness.  The barrier of keeping up appearances has been lifted and I’m free to speak my mind, be myself and carry on as…

4 Jul

I am always telling people, “I’m not perfect.  I mess up all the time.” But, I always sense a bit of skepticism.  A silent response that says, “But I see you on Facebook. Your kids are so cute, you’re happily…

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