I don’t drink every day. And when I’m alone with the kids I don’t drink at all. I always wait until after 5 pm to start, and I’m in bed by 9… But am I an alcoholic?
I sat there, a little over two years sober, wondering if my daughter was doomed to end up like me—an alcoholic. My father is an alcoholic. So was his mother. My husband is also an alcoholic.
For my entire adult life, I had been making decisions based on what I thought other people wanted me to do or what would make other people happy.
On May 2, 2000, I was just a little willing to let someone else hold the reigns for a bit. It marks the anniversary of the day I got sober; the day I gave up trying to run my… Read More