Category Archives: Addiction is a family affair

To Count Or Not To Count

90 Days. The early morning text from my husband, followed by a picture of his 90 day chip. I haven’t been counting the days this time. I’ve counted them every time. I always have to start over. If I don’t … Continue reading

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Silence

Sometimes it’s a lack of words…other times a too busy season…maybe just a season of life… Then there are the silent times when you have all of the words but you can’t use them because to speak them…write them…is to … Continue reading

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Made Well

It can’t be coincidence that Jenny Simmons published two books, in two years, both at a time when I needed to hear the exact words she wrote. About a year ago, I was reading The Road to Becoming and learning … Continue reading

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Just Do the Next First Thing

3:48 am I think I’m almost tired enough to fall asleep but he’s awake now, turning the TV on. I try to cover my head with the sheet but it doesn’t help. I try a pillow, but it’s already so … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday V Day

      

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Choose Your Own Road

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the … Continue reading

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We Don’t Get Do Overs

A year ago today, I had gotten home from leaving Rob at the hospital, slept for two hours, showered, changed and headed back to the hospital. Left Alex and Savannah sleeping, because I was too tired to deal with getting … Continue reading

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Half Full

   So I just finished mowing. Also. I like to start things with So. It’s my thing. And by just I mean I finished mowing and then got in the shower because how disgusting was I after mowing in 88 … Continue reading

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Love Wins

   I had a little housealltomyself night tonight and turned a movie on.  One of those movies where I could get lost in the plot and not relate to anything in the movie.  Except not.  The movie is Black or … Continue reading

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It’s Been 2 Months and 8 Days…

   Blogging has been #offthebeam lately. For 2 months and 8 days. Exactly.  Mostly because there’s so much to write about. And also because words haven’t been coming easily to me lately.  Or maybe because so many things I want … Continue reading

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