Tag: alcohol-abuse

The Simplicity of How This Mom Finally Stopped Drinking

Woman in house

The image at the beginning of this post is literally how I used to feel. I used to feel trapped in the domesticity that I had chosen. I was a vibrant, active, loving wife and mom. Like many of my friends, I had my children after becoming established in my career. My daughter was born

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Alcohol Use is a Spectrum

Galaxy

A “Alcoholic” is an unhelpful L label for people and it C causes a lot of upset. When trying to O overcome many obstacles and H heal their lives, people feel almost O Ostracized, why should that be? L Lots of people have alcohol issues and we need to U understand this could include S

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Family Legacy

When did the party cease to be?Fun times,laughs,friends with me  There came a time I crossed a line That linethat was to change my life A life that was sadwhen I care to admit A child so scared who didn’t fit Family secrets never told Parents slowly growing old  A mother tornand broken inside The loss of a childthat she chose to

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Welcome Back Baby

Trust your gutIf you feel something is wrong It’s because it usually is I thought I’d be fine Past all the booze temptation Of the supermarket situation  I was kinda wrong There was the same old bottle Waiting Like it had been there all along  I ventured forth with strength of willPicked it up, examined it until I felt it’s pullA sarcastic,

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What is Wrong With this Picture?

Crayons, glue, backpack, binders, a magnum of wine. Ready for the first day of school. When did it become ok to sell the wine with the back to school supplies? Has wine and parenting become so enmeshed? It makes me sad to see that. I know that 5 or 6 years ago those big bottles

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