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DAY 17 - The Guilt of a Drunk Parent

Posted 01-15-2019 at 12:09 PM by LoveHateMerlot (Diary of Wino)
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I just got back from taking my 14 year old daughter to get an ultra sound done on her lower and upper abdomen. She has suffered from chronic, severe stomach pain since she was little, and it's not because she is constipated. She has had episodes where she is shaking and has convulsions, where she thinks she is going to die. I am not being dramatic, she has literally asked me if she was dying. It's very scary as a parent to not be able to answer that question when your little girl is having...
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Sparky's Page with a little less rage

Posted 10-17-2014 at 07:51 PM by SparkyMcSparky

In seeking a method to stay sober that worked for me, I had chosen a secular approach, as the AA model just did not feel like a good fit. Little did I know what sort of adventure this would send me on.

After attending a few AA meetings, it did highlight to me that although AA worked very well for many people, it required a level of buy-in that I am currently not able to rationalize. And that is fine, as AVRT seems to be working fine for now - all I do is not drink. It's that easy....
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Sparky's Page of Rage - Chapter 2 - Starting to Pull the Scabs

Posted 08-20-2014 at 08:28 AM by SparkyMcSparky
Updated 08-21-2014 at 06:34 PM by SparkyMcSparky

Well, Iíve mentioned ďripping off scabsĒ in some of the forums, and thought Iíd work peripherally at this; letís pull at a few small ones, and see how we do. As Iíve tossed this around in my brain for a couple of days however, I am thinking this is just delaying the inevitable. So, letís just start ripping the biggest scab off today, shall we?

Firstly, Iíd like to put a disclaimer here. This is not a pity party, and I am not looking for sympathy. I have known people who have been...
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