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A new normal

I didn’t mean to let so much time go by without typing here. Things are so busy. Work is firing up (two new clients that I’m very happy about), my partner and I are building a house (someone else is building it, that is), I’m blogging about the house, and I have work travel, personal travel, my other house that I at least need to keep from being engulfed by weeds (I live in two places about 7 hours apart). 674 more words

Alcohol

Accidents Can Happen

I first heard this song while going through the worst of my coke addiction. I remember watching the video on Youtube surrounded by empties & pre-cut rails, crying because I never wanted to get high again. 237 more words

Addiction

I first heard this song while going through the worst of my coke addiction. I remember watching the video on Youtube surrounded by empties & pre-cut rails, crying because I never wanted to get high again. 237 more words

Addiction

Craft Corner: The Light Garden

Materials:

Soil to fill a foil pan

A foil baking pan (or a non-flammable bio-degradable pan, if you prefer!)

Birthday candles

Matches

Strips of paper… 211 more words

Recovery

Read the 1953 Harvard Crimson coverage of groundbreaking Yale alcohol study

 

In preparing a longer post about E. M. Jellinek and the Jellinek curve (to come soon), I came across an article titled “Yale Center of Alcohol Studies Investigates Drinking Habits of Carefree Undergraduates” from the Harvard Crimson, published November 21, 1953, and made available on the… 663 more words

BP without the B? & Post purge hangovers

So having been given more and more reading material by my therapist about eating disorders (not stuff I didn’t already know) and I have been reading into them. 298 more words

Pro Ana

Lessons Learned from a Future Faker

For quite some time I have been trying to figure out how my now ex-boyfriend could have such bi-polar reactions in our relationship. Why wouldn’t he just follow-through when he made promises? 1,040 more words

Kitchen Sink