Girls Without Shoes

October 29, 2010

One Door Closes…….

Filed under: Uncategorized — girlswithoutshoes @ 5:35 pm

Free, finally, I feel free.

 Away from the addiction, at least for now.

 After 37 years, the disease has progressed in all of it’s sadness, weirdness and devastation.

 No more, finally, I said. I ran. Saved up money, packed up my crap, my dogs, cats, adult child, elderly mother and high tailed it out of town.

Walked away from my home of 20 years, let the mortgage company have it. Let him have it. Let the drug addicts have it.

 I am done. Thank God, I am done.

I know I can’t save him. I do not “hold the key”. It is his choice. Sink or Swim. I must save myself.

 I will not help him to kill himself. I will not watch anymore. I will not help him to sink. I do hope he chooses to swim.

Thank God, I am done.

Thank God.




  1. Just giving you the biggest of hugs filled with love and happiness, wish I could give you one for real!

    Comment by Sanity — November 3, 2010 @ 6:22 pm

  2. Whereas I don’t know anything about your circumstances, I must commend you for the courage you portrayed in making this titanic decision. I hope your life is on the mend now and wish you much peace and happiness.

    Comment by dbdaze — November 18, 2011 @ 3:40 pm

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