Tag Archives: alcoholism

Dysfunctional. The new functional

It’s rare that I don’t have a conversation with a family member and not think, “We are so dysfunctional” when I hang  up the phone or get in the car. It isn’t that I don’t love my family; it’s that … Continue reading

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Day 5—A Special Memory

I have so many special memories that it’s hard for me to isolate one.  I gave thinking a break and one particular memory popped into my mind.  The day GE had Sophia and the days that followed are golden.  It … Continue reading

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Just say yeeee….no

I’m a yes-woman.  Saying no doesn’t come naturally to me.  You might think that is the cornerstone of every problem that has haunted my life from alcohol and drugs to men to religions to perpetual weight struggles.  And you might be … Continue reading

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