Archive for February, 2017

It’s Happening: I’m Going to Rehab

Posted in Uncategorized on February 17, 2017 by Karen unrue

Facing our issues is terrifying but it’s worse to stay where we are and continue to be in and cause pain. This is a step this terrified woman is taking because she cares about her life and those in it more than the bottle

Life In Detox

Fuck. This is a hard post to write.

The cursor is blinking at me.

What next?

This blank screen is sitting across from me, like a cynical friend, eyebrow raised, waiting for me to tell them the truth. Wanting the whole story.

And….?

Fuck it.

I’m going to rehab. 

There. I said it. I’m doing it. I’m going.

February 21. A week from tomorrow.

I chatted with the intake specialist last night. I’m calling her at noon to complete the registration, put in my deposit, and make it real.

I fell asleep crying last night. Damn Adele on the Grammy’s pushed me over the edge. Hubs and I were having a rare talk, and he wants me to go. He prefaced it with “Please, don’t misinterpret this, but we need some time apart. To figure out who we are and what we want.”

So I’m going to rehab. For a month.

I…

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Amputees Who Lift

Posted in Uncategorized on February 11, 2017 by Karen unrue

INSPIRATION when life deals us cards we could never have imagined holding in our hand. Please read this for a mood lift processed through pain, grit and determination

Soldier To Civi

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08.02.2017

With every step that you take on the battlefields of Afghanistan, there is a potential for that one step to be life changing.

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