Category Archives: Alcoholism & Addiction

9 YEARS SINCE MY LAST DRINK

    Quitting drinking is hard, and doubly so for alcoholics. First off we must detox, a painful, stressful, anxiety-causing process; then we have to change the habit. For those of us whose social persona is built on who we … Continue reading

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RANT

Warning: This blog is rated PG-13 for V, L, P (politics), SA (substance abuse). Next blog I’ll say something nice. Promise. It’s election year. Enough said, except this year is even stupider than usual. It was one thing when we … Continue reading

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ALCOHOLISM: NOT AS BAD AS KARL

I knew I had a drinking thing, but I didn’t call it a problem. There’s an old joke found primarily on tee shirts: I don’t have a drinking problem. I drink, I get drunk, I fall down. No problem. That … Continue reading

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