Monthly Archives: June 2015

Feeling Grateful

I attended a seminar in Chicago this past weekend so was off work on Monday.  I got home around 2pm and was a little worried that I would be triggered to drink since I had nothing going on the rest … Continue reading

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One Week Down

It will officially be a week without alcohol once today is over.  I’m pleasantly surprised at how I’ve handled it so far.  Mostly it’s been easier than I thought it would be.  Sure, there have been temptations and cravings, but … Continue reading

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Day 2

I’ve had a rough few days.  Just a lot of sadness, regrets and beating myself up.  I took the day off work yesterday just to re-energize.  It helped.  I was able to finish Allen Carr’s book “The easy way to … Continue reading

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Control Freaks

I read a wonderfully written passage last night given to me by my coach.  It’s too long to print here but one excerpt that resonated to me immediately was “The greatest friend of the soul is the unknown.  Yet we are afraid … Continue reading

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Snakes, Regret and Frenemies

I’m struggling today.  This week’s exercises with my coach revolve around self-love and forgiveness but I am finding it extremely difficult this morning.   I’m an emotional wreck and can’t find it in my heart to even like myself, much alone … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Exist

I turned 35 a week ago.  Thirty-five.  Only five more birthdays until the big one.  If you had asked me 15 years ago where I saw myself at age 35 I would have said “married, with two kids, settled, comfortable, … Continue reading

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A Dirty Secret

I have a secret.  It’s not pretty.  Most people who know me would be surprised to learn it.  My family, my friends – none of them know.  Only the men I’ve been in relationships with know my secret, unfortunately for … Continue reading

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