Tag Archives: Al Anon

When Addiction Wins

Every time someone’s addiction wins I panic. I wonder how it happened. How long had it been “that bad”. How many people really knew how bad the struggle had been over the last few months. How long and how well … Continue reading

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Concrete Floors

Two and a half years ago…I remember a time where I wasn’t always wondering when the next rug would be pulled out from under me. It was Thanksgiving. My youngest girl and I had gone to Ohio for the week. … Continue reading

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On My Heart

A friend posted this link (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-tian-dayton/the-child-next-door-may-n_b_4716179.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp) a few months back. I started to read it. Stopped. Went back, started over. I’m not sure how long it took me to get through the whole article the first time. I still can’t … Continue reading

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I Go To Work Because………

So I have this mantra…it’s not original…and I didn’t even start repeating it to myself…a dear dear friend reminds me of this little chant every time I am struggling with working and not being home with my girls…not being there … Continue reading

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It’s Not Soda…

    I have given something up for Lent since I can remember. I was raised Methodist and was told that you just give something up…like a sacrifice…something you like…not like give up anchovies. As a family, we have given … Continue reading

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99 Problems…

  I remember when it first started…the picture on Pinterest, a guy and his wife, showing the backs of their shirts, his said “I got 99 problems” and hers said “And I ain’t 1”. Cute right? Then, more recently, the … Continue reading

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Blue Chip

  June 3, 2013. Every week I listened to them talk about taking that first step. How it was their favorite chip to give away. The blue chip. If you’re tired of living the same way. If you’re ready to … Continue reading

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January Purge

For the past couple of years I have started the January Purge. Started. Sometimes I lasted a week, mostly a couple of days. So I told myself this is the year. I’m going to do it. I have a wonderful … Continue reading

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2014 Song for the Year

  I’ve had this song in my head for a couple of months now. I can’t get enough of it. I’ll play it on repeat on YouTube, over and over. It is all at once the most soothing, peaceful, challenging, beautiful, heart … Continue reading

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2014 Word for the Year

  It came to me by accident really. I had seen a few people post about it on FB and I started thinking…do I need a word for this year? I don’t do the whole new year’s resolution thing, but … Continue reading

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