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In The Day by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Life kept in the day. I heard it recently that to think beyond the day is to try to maneuver things.  We are such busy minded schemers trying to have our way whether it is g ... Read on »
Patience by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism My home group is celebrating its tenth year anniversary in the morning. I've been a member for the past five years.  For the first three and a half years I attended this ope ... Read on »
Learning New Things by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Funny how open to change that we think we are until its time to learn something new.  I'm playing hooky this morning by not going to morning meeting so that I could get some ... Read on »
Sparkling Raconteur by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism A weird thing happened at that Friday night meeting.  Something came over me.  An ease with others, heretofore only achieved after a glass of something.  It was like a veil ... Read on »
Procrastination? Give me a minute . . . by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism My sponsor spoke at a nearby meeting last night.  I had been to other meetings at this site.  I lowered my expectations and headed over to support her.  She gave a ten minut ... Read on »
Missing Dave Today by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Poof, he's gone.  Many, many posts were done by him. I have not been nearly as diligent as he. Seldom have I posted daily in the past few years since I started blogging a ... Read on »
Les Meserables sp? by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism The movie, you know what I'm talking about!  I saw it with a friend on Sunday in the middle of a theatre filled with women.  Not a fan of musicals but it didn't even matter. ... Read on »
Cunning and All Powerful by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Within the last couple weeks my attitude about alcohol has changed from almost neutral to nearly obsessive.  In early December we celebrated Eucharist at someones home after ... Read on »
A Special Time by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism The problem with having a new undertaking in your life is that it sends out ripples and I don't appreciate it.  I realize that I want to compartmentalize my spiritual journe ... Read on »
Happy New Year With Apology by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism My settings were not allowing me comments so hope that I can hear from you! I found Cloudia,s comments so yeh for that.  She is on my mind as we sit or ski in snowy and frig ... Read on »
A Tricky Time of Year by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism I have always liked the clean slate aspect of the new year.  This year I notice that I want to go off on tangents with thoughts of Improving My Life.  I'm thriving on the en ... Read on »
Most People Don't Talk, They Advertise by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism I can't figure out if I am listening to something helpful or not. I get the Daily Reprieve email from Tom Murphy and am listening to the recorded speaker.  He's someone who ... Read on »
Back to Business As Usual by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Every other person that I've talked to today is exhausted! I am pretty tuckered myself today.  Barely on the good side of the naughty or nice fence. I had the most stress ... Read on »
Another Sacred Day by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Every new level of awareness brings its own trouble!  This week I found myself resenting the well wishers who presented me with ultra sincere wishes that I have an absolutel ... Read on »
Happy To Visit My Blog Family by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism What a time knocking the cobwebs off this blog site.  Had to rattle the doorknob just right to get the door open. I am well and happy.  Still going to my morning meeting ... Read on »
Insights of a Sober Yogi by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism No, I'm not a sober yogi but I got to meet one on the 100 Best Sober Blogs List.  And you can meet her too if I've attached her correctly to my blog list. The sun is shin ... Read on »
A Pretty Good Place by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism If you ever have a chance to go to an 11th Step Meeting, give it a shot.  I've only been to one which I adore and has the unfortunate time slot of 4-5pm on Saturdays.  It's ... Read on »
A Little More on Family by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Thank you for the comments on my last post.  The word 'family' is ripe for connotation, I'm not using the word to convey psychological identification and warm feelings for o ... Read on »
11 Months by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Tomorrow I will pick up a chip. What I have been thinking about lately is that I'm becoming a member of some families.  There is a gathering on Memorial Day Sunday that I wo ... Read on »
Change is Strange by Always Carol Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Some of the things that I pray for are to have my anxiety and fear abate and that I not be ruled by my ego.  The weird thing is that as those forces rise up and swirl, I fee ... Read on »