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Un-Drowning – Rising Up From a Legacy of Alcohol Addiction

Woman swimming up Un-drowning Rising up from a legacy of alcohol addiction

My mom was a great lady.  Fiercely independent, she could stretch my dad’s paycheck to feed their 7 children, as well as embrace foster children when they needed shelter.  She was quick and witty and funny. Mom sewed clothes for us, and we felt so blessed to have her make us special clothes. She made

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Addicted to Alcohol- No one is a Lost Cause

Splattered Heart- Drinking a Love Story

Drinking a Love Story Then and Now Her husband grew tired, weary of the routine. They were arguing again as they did nearly every night. Harsh words throughout the day or small digs here and there but they added up. Bit by bit she knew she was losing him. Was there someone else? Why was

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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

I thought I’d be fine soberPast all the booze temptation Of the supermarket situation  Trust your gutIf you feel something is wrong It’s because it usually is 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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