Clearing Hurdles

After a disastrous weekend a few weeks back, my husband is back on track and clearing hurdles like a champ. Monday marked three weeks, which included making it through our last pay day. This week has been challenging because we got our tax return and it’s a pay week. He’s managed to stay strong and … More Clearing Hurdles

There and Back Again

“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” Dalai Lama Sometimes I feel like I need that quote tattooed in reverse on my forehead so I’m reminded every time I see my reflection. So the sobriety break lasted a few days, and then pay day came. Pay day is always a major … More There and Back Again

“Taking a Break”

“I’m taking a break.” Those words can mean so many different things… the end of a relationship, a return to being present (if you’re taking a break from your phone or Facebook), a step towards a  healthier lifestyle…so many possibilities. But when you’re married to an alcoholic, those words can mean hope. They can wipe … More “Taking a Break”