Tag: think-for-yourself

Do You Ever Get Tired of Images Like This ?

Somehow the image of a woman trapped like a bug in a big glass of wine has become sexy, cool, edgy ….. Wine time is sold as a “girl power thing” and Mommy’s Sippy cup is an essential baby shower gift. So we decided to take one of those cutesy promotions for the essentiality of

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ALCOHOLIC

I hate that word. I hate that label. Am I an Alcoholic? My issue was and still is much deeper than that…. You have your own opinion as to whether you agree with the label ‘alcoholic.’ – it’s important that you have your own opinion.Maybe you are happy with the term and that’s great. I personally

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My Funny Mix-Match Recovery Discovery Quilt

I just read something in the FIX that I really liked. When I first stopped drinking I read everything I could get my hands on that would educate or inspire me on the topic of alcohol abuse, addiction, and recovery. Four and a half years later, I find that my eyes and mind are so

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Alcohol Lies

I read this article a few years ago when I was in early days of sobriety  Man in the Netherlands euthanised due to his alcohol addiction It’s about a man in Holland who chose assisted suicide over life because he could not stop drinking. The article didn’t really go into detail about his life except to

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Mummy Juice

Pink whistle

About a year or two ago, the book club I’m part of chose the book ‘Why Mummy Drinks’, by Gill Sims. I borrowed it from another woman and read about two chapters before thinking what a load of tripe and put it down.  And it wasn’t because I was going to stop drinking anytime soon. 

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