Reflection (past) – Hindsight is 20/20…sometimes. Sooooooo, we decided it was a good idea to go to Las Vegas for Easter weekend 2018. Easter weekend in Sin City? Really? Yes! With the kids? You know it! We needed to get out of dodge. H suggested it and I said “hey, why not?” The plan wasContinue reading “Skeletons 2.6 – My Recovery Reflection”
Responsibility (past & present): “Every time you point a finger at someone, there are 3 pointing back at you.” – Unknown My favorite game to play in life has been the “blame game.” Call me out and my go to reaction is more often than not, defensive. I will go to great lengths to justifyContinue reading “Skeletons 2.4 – My Recovery Responsibility”
Reckonings: “Most of us have been unwilling to admit we were real alcoholics. No person likes to think he is bodily and mentally different from his fellows.” (BB, Chapter 3) I’ll never forget a moment that occurred while talking to my sister on the phone. It was day time. I was drunk and I rememberContinue reading “Skeletons 2.3 – My Reckonings”
**Disclaimer: As mentioned in my About page, this blog has morphed into way more than I thought it would and with that has come various changes over the past 3 years. I’ve updated the Home Page again to reflect those changes so check it out if the mood strikes you. Wanna know what else I did?Continue reading “Skeletons 2.2 – My Recovery Review”
Recklessness: “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein (so it is written.) Suffice it to say, I brought upon myself a multitude of consequences in my 14 year drinking career – physically, emotionally, mentally, financially and legally. I also dodged many bullets in between all of theContinue reading “Skeletons 2.1 – My Recklessness”
Okay, I’m done telling you when this was originally published. I’ll tell you when I’m “up to date.” Remember my very first post about purging my closet? Wait, before I continue, if you are a rebel like me and didn’t start from the beginning like I told you to on my home page, then youContinue reading “A Rebel is Resisting Change (of her Closet)”
This was originally published on March 4, 2018. Rekindled: Friends walk in and out of our lives but the good ones always find their way back or never leave to begin with. **Disclaimer: This is the last post of “What the Hell it Was Like” and it is long AF. The topics include nicknames andContinue reading “My Rebellion and Recovery Rekindled”
I wrote this post on December 10, 2018. I can’t tell you what led up to me stumbling across this post today but for what it’s worth, this is a MAJOR God shot and another confirmation that I am exactly where I need to be. There is nothing wrong with me and I’m okay. InContinue reading “My Reassurance”
Up until 3 months ago, I was still struggling with my anger management. While I was no longer experiencing episodes of rage, I was still allowing my emotions to get the best of me; leaving me filled with tremendous guilt, shame, and remorse.
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