Thankful in all circumstances.

November 27, 2013

"This time last year I was anxiously awaiting Thanksgiving…anxiously awaiting it to pass.  This is because a mere six weeks before, I had been hit with the cold, hard truth that the boy I had recently fallen in love with struggled with alcoholism.  The boy I had recently fallen in love with had broken down all the barriers of things I thought I knew about alcoholics, about the disease itself.  I caught a new glimpse of this group of people that struggled immensely with ideas, thoughts and daydreams about a substance that I could pick up, and put down, at any time.  I anxiously awaited Thanksgiving day to come and go because I began to realize how difficult of a day it might be for my beautiful boy.  How difficult it may be for many of his friends that struggled with the same demons."

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