The Lady and the Firefighter

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Alcohol Abuse in the Fire Industry and How to Forgive

Forgiveness is key in any relationship, and at multiple points in one’s life. Sometimes you have to forgive someone who forgot your birthday, someone who broke your heart, or someone who falls victim to their own mind.

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Giving Up Booze: Wine

I miss wine. So far, this is whole thing has been easier than I thought it was going to be. I’m one-third of the way through the month without feeling too much temptation.

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Giving Up Booze: Sleep

Let’s talk about sleep.

I was noticing that my sleep has been disrupted on a daily basis over the course of the last week. I thought maybe I was anxious about my job search, cleaning, money, issues with a friend, or any of my countless daily concerns. But I was reading today that the sudden removal of alcohol can result in disrupted sleep.

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Six-Word Stories: The Sunday Edition

While waiting for The Man to finish working out and we head to Brooklyn Bagel for breakfast (In NYC “breakfast” is perfect acceptable at 1pm), here is my Sunday Edition of Six-Word Stories compiled during the course of the last week.

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Giving Up Booze: (Nearly) A Week in Review

Truth be told, I really stopped drinking prior to June 1. But for argument’s sake, I’m making June 1 my official start. Some morsels of information and clarity that I’ve already encountered include the following:

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My First Big Relapse on This Journey

So, in a way, I’ve had my first relapse. I’ve fallen off the wagon in my journey to becoming a better person. I don’t expect people to find any big lesson in this post, but I need to do this as a form of therapy. Here comes brutal honesty.

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