A Losing Battle

  Watching someone you love destroy themselves with alcohol is incredibly difficult. Knowing that the path they are heading down only leads to scary places, leaves an indelible mark on you. You want to make everything better but it's clear that things will not change until they are ready to change. Conversations become stilted, or…

Growth

  We took advantage of the cold weather today and did a major deep clean. It's amazing the amount of stuff we've accumulated over the last 10 years. It felt good to toss out old, unwanted stuff. With our 11th anniversary coming up, hubby and I have been reminiscing about our past. When we first…

Family Matters

  I'm having a difficult time connecting with a close relative of mine. She tends to isolate herself to the extreme (actively ignoring phone calls and texts, staying hunkered down in the house), and I just don't know how to bridge the gap, and honestly I'm not sure that I want to. With me being…