Tag Archives: rehab

Sitting In The Circle

It’s often the smallest things that stop you in your tracks. The things that you don’t even think about and then you see something or hear something and all of a sudden you’re overcome with a memory…a moment…a season of … Continue reading

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Separation

At this point, the number of years we’ve spent apart outnumber the years we’ve lived under the same roof. Despite that fact, I had never used the word “separated”. Anytime I would fill out forms…for the doctor…rehab…insurance…Job applications…anything…I always use … Continue reading

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Surviving

The first few days your husband starts rehab – it’s like the 5 stages of grief except you don’t get anytime to stay in any of the stages so you don’t get to process the feelings. All you get to … 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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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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Ten Minutes…Twice A Week

Texting has long been a life line between me and my husband. About a year ago our pastor recommended we stop talking texting each other all day and either pick up the phone and talk like with our voices and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Because when your husband is in rehab and you don’t get to spend Valentine’s Day together you get him a cake from his favorite bakery and stay up until 3 am to make 56 goodie bags with his favorite candy…and … Continue reading

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Pajama Days Are Important

We were actually running on time. On a Monday. IKR The girls had eaten breakfast, got ready and we were out the door. On time. Then we pulled up at school. Saw kids getting out of the cars in front … Continue reading

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Trash Day

Wednesday is trash pickup day around here. Taking the trash out is one of my least favorite household chores. Rob’s been doing it forever. I hadn’t taken it out in a couple of weeks. So it was a little piled … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Bed

Every time I went out of town I would come home to clothes on my side of the bed. Sometimes folded. On hangers waiting to be hung. In a basket waiting to be folded. Laying haphazardly in a pile, fresh … Continue reading

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