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”
My thoughts have been all over the place for the last week. Had a lovely Mother’s Day, and thanks to vaccines, I was able to hug my mom and be closer to her than 6 feet. My son was the sweet boy I know and love, and my sister had a birthday this week andContinue reading “A Day Well Lived”
One of the many things I have tried to teach my son is how important it is to be honest. As he has grown, there have been times when “little fibs” have come into play; you know, the little things we say to someone that saves them from hurt, like “yes, your new haircut isContinue reading “Liar, Liar Pants on Fire”
Sometimes our lives change for the better during the most difficult times.
Realizing what you don’t know, often helps you realize what you do know is enough for now.
Advertisements about Weight Loss programs and Alcoholic drinks are misleading and trick us into thinking things that aren’t true.
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…”
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”
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…”