Posted in Adult Children of Alcoholics, The Walking Dead

Why Maggie Rhee is a Powerful Force to be Reckoned with

SPOILER WARNING! By reading further, you take full responsibility for what you may or may not discover about the current happenings in the world of The Walking Dead. If you are not caught up with the TV series and do not wish to find out information that will, you know, SPOIL it for you, don’t read on. For real. We’re all accountable for ourselves here.

Last week’s episode of The Walking Dead (Season 7, Episode 5: “Go Getters”) was one of those rare episodes that felt hopeful and heartwarming and happy to me…and that’s saying something since it’s the zombie apocalypse and all.

So can we just talk about Maggie?

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Posted in Adult Children of Alcoholics, Al-Anon, Harry Potter, Self-Love

Rollercoaster of Love

Imagine there is this roller coaster that you have ridden before and you absolutely hate it! It is the scariest, twistiest, loopiest, craziest, whatever. The point is that you cannot stand being on this particular roller coaster. Any time you’ve ever jumped on this thing, you’ve been a complete and utter mess afterwards.

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail is Cheryl Strayed’s personal memoir of her experience hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in the summer of 1995. Cheryl shares with her readers the physical, emotional, logistical, and spiritual challenges she faced while hiking from Mojave, California to the Oregon-Washington border.  Flashbacks throughout the book tell readers about the life situations that ultimately brought Cheryl to the decision to hike the trail.

The term “Adult Child of an Alcoholic” is never used in the book.  However, Cheryl Strayed is definitely a member of the club. Continue reading “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed”