Getting Sober Was the Easy Part

Getting Sober Was the Easy Part

“Pain in this life is not avoidable, but the pain we create avoiding pain is avoidable.” - R.D. Laing On January 3, 2010 at about 11:00 pm eastern time, my husband of over 25 years told me he thought I was drinking too much.  In all the years we’d been together, he’d...
Allowing Your Inner Turmoils to Untangle

Allowing Your Inner Turmoils to Untangle

It all came back to me.  Reading my journals from ten years ago, I remember how painfully stuck I was in my inner turmoils.  Every day, for several years, my entry was almost identical. First, the confessions.  I ate too much.  Smoked too much.  Did not exercise...