To say I have contemplated coming out for a while is probably a bit of an understatement. The reality is that I have agonized about whether or not I should. I have gone on back and forth about coming out and for the most part had resolved myself to keeping it a secret - or … Continue reading Coming Out: A Mother’s Love?
Having struggled with alcoholism over the past five years (Okay, it's probably more like 15, but I began attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings five years ago), I have had chances to see various stages of the 12-step program. Although I have not gotten past the 4th step, I have had and listened to discussions about character … Continue reading Fear: A Character Defect
I'm not even sure where to begin this post, but I feel the need to get it out there and post something that forces me to take a hard stand against myself - rather, against Hilda. But I went off the rails again in a major way. In the past few weeks, I began drinking … Continue reading Get it together…
For the past several days, I've had some thoughts obsessing my mind when it's not focused. Honestly, it's something that I go through on a regular basis when I make attempts at sobriety. And I used to handle and accept my actions in the past as blips on my historical timeline. But, as I have … Continue reading Obsessive Thoughts Running in the Background
To say alcoholics obsess over things it really an understatement. Take for example, my obsession over my sobriety date. The most recent time I decided to quit drinking was on March 15th? The significance of that is it being the Ides of March marking the death of Caesar - I just assumed the irony of … Continue reading Alcoholics Obsess? Whaaaat….?