I think helping people has always been my calling. As a young girl I knew that I wanted to go into a helping profession. I chose medicine and have been a primary care provider for most of my adult life. Eventually, I realized that I have another calling as well. It saddens me to say
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My last big drinking session was in June and was almost ceremonious. I didn’t know for sure at the time that it was going to be my last big one, but for some time I had been gearing up to stop drinking. And as I got closer to making an actual change, I started to
I refuse to be alcohol’s victim. I refuse to let myself feel like a victim in life’s struggles. Life is often unfair, unkind and scary. I will not let that make me a victim though. I chose to see it all as part of the adventure. I chose to see it all as part of the challenge.
I can remember being in awe of people who had gone for a long time alcohol-free. I never thought I’d do it. In fact, to be truthful I didn’t think I COULD do it. I’d tried to reduce, moderate, change the drink in my glass, go a month without and start again. When I drank
Have you ever watched the show This is Us ? It’s a series that airs in the US. A show about families in all their brokenness and loving awesomeness. If you haven’t watched it and have it available, I highly recommend it but keep the tissues close by. Last night I watched a recent episode