Category: MrsP

If AA Were Invented Today

I, like many others who found themselves in a cyber-community learning to develop a better attitude towards alcohol, had a visceral horror of AA. With me, it was very personal. My drunk brain lay virtually all of the blame for my misfortunes down to the fact that my ex-husband became so involved, so wedded to

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Into the long grass: Relationships, self-worth and self-esteem in early sobriety

Yesterday, I read a post written by a cyber friend of mine. I admire this young woman. She stopped drinking, walked away from an abusive relationship, packed her dog in her car and set off across America in search of a new and more fulfilling life. She has had her ups and downs, but in

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It’s in Your Hands

Beouf Hache or Through the Mincer : That’s what I’ve been doing to myself for the past few months. Cutting myself up into tiny little pieces then feeding them through the mincer. Sometimes, it’s an electric mincer, but mostly it an ancient hand mixer. The electric mincer is fast and messy. The hand mincer churns

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