If you are not an alcoholic and just one of the millions of people walking around after a long work day, I don't understand why you don't grab a cold beer and smoke some weed. Really.
I went to sober daughters house on my lunch break yesterday and she had gone a full 24 hours without crying. We actually held hands and said a thank you prayer to God for that. That could very well have changed after I left, but it did my heart good. Son in law came in before I left and we firmed up our plans for her surgery on Friday. He is on my shit list mind you, but I have taken to praying for those on my shit list as a last resort for some peace of mind. My kids and spouses are coming to my house Wednesday night for Christmas. Thursday night is my sponsors birthday party at a restaurant across town. Then the whole "sober daughter eye surgery recoup" thing. Life is about to get really busy.
I'm grateful to be able to show up for any of it since my instinct is to grab a beer (or 20) and smoke some weed (or crack).