Category Archives: On Being an Alcoholic

Delving Into the Past

The essay resulted in too much introspection.  It was based on a series of 6 questions which probed into our histories while examining our decision to become helpers.  I am drained, so rather than share deeply – or even shallowly … Continue reading

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Fourteen

I am celebrating that, as of today, I have 14 years of sobriety.  Hooray! I’m filled with gratitude for the many gifts in my life.  I share my life with the most loving, caring man I have ever known (who’s … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

My proposed research project: the effect of meditation on self esteem.  Hypothesis: practicing meditation daily increases self-esteem. Still trying to come up with something for my literary research review paper.  I’m limited to a topic under the heading of either … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

It is such an uncomfortable feeling to find that you’ve wronged someone, however unintentional it might have been.  I’ve recently come to realize that I’ve been doing just that, and to more than one person. Part of it has been … Continue reading

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Struggling

I’m in a really bad space right now.  I can’t think of a single thing I like about myself. I know that I’m intelligent, but I don’t really care. I know that others think I’m pretty, but I don’t. I … Continue reading

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Heard At A Meeting

This made me laugh: “From the time of my birth ’til I ride in a hearse, there’s nothing can happen that couldn’t be worse.” While this really made me think: “I remember the day I realized that I’m not trustworthy.  … Continue reading

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Observations

Just a few thoughts I’ve had lately: ~In order to become a vegetarian, it really helps to like vegetables. ~Cruise control on lawn mowers?  Really?  Must be a guy thing. ~You may think that you live in a tiny town … Continue reading

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Yeah, Because I’m Such a Party Girl

You’ll be happy to know that fears for the condition of my prostate were unfounded after all.  Now I seem to have a crlkshtiwne – and assorted variations of it- condition.  This is acceptable to me. I’ve discovered that, had I applied … Continue reading

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Crawling Out from Under My Rock

Sorry about that… I got busy. I finally sat down, made a list of schools I’m applying to, what I need to get done to complete each application and its supplementary materials, and am in the process of doing them.  I have … Continue reading

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Going to the Chapel

Having to wear the wrist brace; it’s been hurting for a couple of days now.  I think it’s the weather.  The cold, damp, snowy days aggravate it.  It hurts to type.  But, as Wesley once said in The Princess Bride: … Continue reading

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