1 Year

Many times in our lives we have a flash of a memory and think, “Wow, I can’t believe that was a year ago!” It still amazes me how, as human beings, we can reminisce on and instantly experience the feelings we had during the occasion itself. Human emotions & senses are intertwined with our memoriesContinue reading “1 Year”

To Be or Not To Be…

One of the biggest differences between being fat and being a drunk is that one of them is impossible to hide! I can’t pretend I’m not fat. On the other hand, it was easy to pretend I wasn’t a drunkard! The fat is obvious, the drinking – not so much. Anyone that looks at meContinue reading “To Be or Not To Be…”

Sobriety, Mind Tricks & Hallmark Christmas Movies

A year ago, I was newly single, waiting for my divorce to be final. I threw myself into time with my son, and when he wasn’t around, I spent a lot of time watching Hallmark Christmas movies. Of course, I did this while comfortably numbing out with wine in hand. If you have never watchedContinue reading “Sobriety, Mind Tricks & Hallmark Christmas Movies”

The shame of it all…

I used to hide vodka bottles in my underwear drawer. Not the small little airplane bottles, but half gallon bottles. I didn’t want to hear it from my husband about my drinking. He hated drinking before he even met me. I was drinking a lot when we met, but after we got married, I hadContinue reading “The shame of it all…”