Alcoholism #3

This continues my story with alcoholism.  Post #1 here: https://starandlotus.wordpress.com/2016/06/13/alcoholism-1/ Post #2 here:                                  https://starandlotus.wordpress.com/2016/08/04/alcoholism-2/ By now it had become apparent that I could no longer keep alcohol where I lived.  Whenever I started, it was too much of a crapshoot when I would stop, and occasionally it would be everything I had on hand until … Continue reading Alcoholism #3

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Alcoholism #2

This continues my story with alcoholism.  Post #1 here: https://starandlotus.wordpress.com/2016/06/13/alcoholism-1/ So I had just graduated from the military's mental health program for alcoholism, and I was pissed.  I still didn't really accept the diagnoses despite some valid evidence, and I was also struggling big time with self-image.  It didn't correlate with my view of myself as a military officer.  I couldn't tell … Continue reading Alcoholism #2