Tag: addiction


Day 183/365 A Witness

I am not an addict…but somehow I imagine the way I feel today must be somewhat similar to how an addict feels when she has relapsed. I was doing so well. I’ve worked so hard. If you have been following this blog from the beginning, you know that I started it six months ago because I needed to pull myself out of a depression. … Read More Day 183/365 A Witness


Day 118/365 John, Part II

A few months ago I shared a letter I had written about the death of my cousin, John. He passed away two years ago, and the letter was my way of processing this.  I shared my thoughts about alcohol and drug addiction; about what it had done to John, and to our family. John’s eleven year old daughter, Megan, is here visiting us for … Read More Day 118/365 John, Part II


Day 57/365 For John

I wrote this two years ago after losing my cousin, John, to alcoholism. Yesterday I wrote about his daughter, Megan, and I wanted to include this here as well. I’ve been told it’s a worthwhile piece for those with loved ones struggling, or those who struggle themselves, with alcoholism. …….. This week I lost someone I loved to alcoholism. People never really write that, … Read More Day 57/365 For John