Category Archives: addiction

Divorced With A Spring In My Step

Being divorced gets infinitely better when we feel like we are healing.  There are signs along the way that we are processing the new chapter and accepting what our lives really are right now.  I fought it like a wildcat … Continue reading

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Falling Down and Getting Back Up

Seven days cold turkey – check.  One slip up on the night of Day Seven – yup.  Decided that one slip up doesn’t mean I have to start back at Day One – check.  Monday full of strife from the … Continue reading

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One Slip Up

Ok, I’ve got to be honest here.  Today, on Day 7, I slipped and had one.  It didn’t even taste good and I have guilt over it.  At any point while I was smoking, I could have stopped, but I … Continue reading

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Dressing Up and Going Out

It’s been ages since I dressed up to go out.  I mean in a single mom’s measurement of time because I’m now a single parent and we don’t get to go out too often because the kids are home.  It’s … Continue reading

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Grace and Frankie

In my quest to keep busy, a friend recommended watching Grace and Frankie which you can find on Netflix.  Well, let me tell you, I’ve got a new addiction – one that gives me laughter and some poignant tears, but … Continue reading

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I admit, yes, I’m counting the minutes now

I’ve got that old familiar feeling again.  So far, it’s stayed away since the start of my quitting Sunday night, but I can feel the energy rising.  That feeling of come on, let’s go outside for a minute and relax … Continue reading

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Uncompromising Doesn’t Mean B*tch

I compromised my whole life.  I put myself last on the list for ages, in many situations.  I did what I felt was right by putting others first.  I lost sight of myself because of my decisions.  While I won’t … Continue reading

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