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Why do you drink to excess ?

Friday, July 31, 2015      3 comments

On my recent vacation, I read an excellent book titled "Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs" by Johann Hari As the name suggests, it is about drug addiction and drug dealing and how our current "war on drugs" ... Read more

One Day at a Time. . . .

Thursday, July 30, 2015      7 comments

. . . . . . is the inscription on my new silver ring and my new mantra. One Day at a Time . . . I Will - stay alcohol-free I Will - ... Read more

What are the symptoms of an Alcohol Use Disorder ?

Monday, July 06, 2015      6 comments

This is from "Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and your health" a booklet published by the National Institutes of Health/US Dept. of Health and Human ... Read more

I don't want to get Alzheimer's

Thursday, June 18, 2015      8 comments

Here are some "good things" in my refrigerator and pantry right now. I read an article in Prevention Magazine titled "Eat this way and Avoid... Read more

My weight went up over the past year !

Sunday, June 07, 2015      10 comments

I've gained weight over the past year - which is VERY aggravating, but it's my own fault. I started with SparkPeople in Sept 2012 and lost 40 pou... Read more

Update on WATER DIET

Sunday, May 24, 2015      9 comments

Memorial Day Weekend Well I've been on this WATER diet for over a month. I can't believe I haven't been blogging. What's Up with that ? ... Read more

FINALLY - I'm NOT feeling like Crap

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      6 comments

My morning is "pink and white" (like the photo) FINALLY ! I've been alcohol-free for an entire week and FINALLY I have some energy this morning ! It paid off. ... Read more

A Shopping Trip Today Cost Me 4 Whole Cents ! !

Saturday, April 25, 2015      8 comments

Isn't my new metal candelabra cool looking ? My sweetie found it in the shed on the property of our little apartment building. Apparently it had been left by a tena... Read more

My WATER DIET

Thursday, April 23, 2015      10 comments

Okay, so I haven't been doing very well. I've been drinking. AND EATING ! And I've gained 20 pounds over the past year. I'm UPSET with myself. So I came up with a ne... Read more

New Addition to our Family

Monday, April 06, 2015      4 comments

Bought a cockatiel from our neighbor for my sweetie for Easter. He said it was "the best gift he ever received". Johnny just loves birds. He named his new cockatiel "Co... Read more

Artificial Sweeteners Make You Fatter

Monday, March 23, 2015      7 comments

I've always noticed that when I drank Diet Soda in the past, I developed this insatiable thirst and couldn't stop drinking. Also I felt really hungry and craved sugar. ... Read more

Joel Osteen inspired me today

Sunday, March 22, 2015      3 comments

Joel Osteen inspired me today - like he does every Sunday when my sweetheart and I listen to him on TV and every other day when I receive a little devotion by email. ... Read more

Four Month Personal Challenge

Saturday, March 21, 2015      5 comments

Can't believe I haven't blogged since November ! Why did I get out of the habit ? I really don't know. But the main thing is - I'm back ! Johnny was alcohol-free... Read more

We're supporting each other (alcohol-free)

Sunday, November 30, 2014      10 comments

Tonight I am finishing up 30 Days completely alcohol-free. And I'm proud of me. But I'm even more proud of my sweetheart, Johnny, who is finishing up Day Number 5. Why is 5 even better than 30 you ask ? Because Johnny was much more a... Read more

I'm on a Perpetual Vacation

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      6 comments

It's Thanksgiving time, and although I thank God daily for all my blessings, this is a special time to remember what we are grateful for. I am immeasurable grateful to God ... Read more


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