Hi - My name is Cathy. I'm a mom to 2 wonderful boys ages 14 and 8. I also have a stepson who is 13. I live on the East Coast of the United States. I've been a high functioning alcoholic for many years now. But I'm tired. I'm tired of being a prisoner to this disease and I want to live a better, healthier, sober life. I've read Mrs. D's book and am very grateful to have found this wonderful online community which provides support nearly 24 hours a day. Turning my life around - one day at a time.
Good morning sober tribe!! Later post from me today as the first day back to work after a long weekend has been a very busy one. I’m not doing so great at the moment….feels like my entire life is being turned on it’s axis. There hasn’t been one part of my life that hasn’t been affected negatively since the new year. I feel so out of control…[Read more]
Hi @sobermommy1013 you said it – real life support is absolutely needed sometimes. I have years of experience in AA and being sober. I am pushing it to stick with me this time like no other. I’m so done wasting my life. I don’t have much left to waste and I refuse for alcohol to be a priority any longer. I’m so glad you posted. What did you think…[Read more]
hi friends, just checking in to keep myself accountable…tomorrow taking my father to the hospital to check on the progress of his treatment. Hopefully will have my son enrolled in home schooling this year to ease his anxiety…lots going on with me, but i’m clear headed but sitting in a shit load of emotions and it feels like it. Don’t have…[Read more]
I think as long as YOU aren’t being taken advantage of or being hurt than it’s fine to see the best in people. It is pretty rare now a days. But if you start getting hurt or being used or taken advantage of, then i would definitely put my guard up.
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