Posts Tagged ‘recovery’

When I related that life hadn’t been particularly easy for me these past couple weeks (and especially the week before last), an AA friend of mine said, “Well, God must think you’re awfully strong.” If that’s the case, I kinda wish God would let up for a bit. Two weeks ago my younger daughter, who […]


Sobraiku #8

01Apr10

I experienced some of what a friend calls “personal turbulence” about two weeks ago. Well, maybe it was a bit more than turbulence, but I’ll call it that for now. Immediately after it happened, I was in shock. I trembled. I felt nauseous. I felt cold. And I had an extreme attack of dry mouth. […]


First things first: I haven’t slipped. (I know; I haven’t been posting, either.) I have been busy, though. I planned and enjoyed a fabulous Colorado holiday (*snow!*snow!*snow!*), started the New Year off with a bang (fireworks at B’s house!), created publicity materials for our elementary school’s big PTA concert/auction fundraiser, wrote and flew 1,000 miles […]


It should come as no surprise that as an alcoholic, I have a hugely obsessive personality. Which means that when there’s a topic that seizes my interest, I read everything about it that I can lay my hands on. When I finally admitted I was an alcoholic and started participating in Alcoholics Anonymous, I loaded […]