…5 o’clock

In the days when every night ended with multiple glasses of wine, my daily responsibilities and routine were the switch that kept my drinking in check.  The carpool and committee meetings, and the daily tasks I carried out as Family Manager, ensured that no wine was poured before 5pm. God knew that the time would come for me when those superficial controls would disappear.  Children would go … Continue reading …5 o’clock

Not alone…

Yesterday I was feeling very isolated and alone when I shared my thoughts about celebrating birthdays.  After reading my Post, several women reached out to me privately and confessed they had experienced many of the same emotions on their recent birthdays.  I freely admit that after receiving their feedback and insights I felt much less sad and alone. When I am isolated with my heavy … Continue reading Not alone…