Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Web-Balls


Sober daughter laughed out loud yesterday at a funny story about when I was a girl.  Good, good sign.  Today is her appointment with the retina specialist and we will face all that this afternoon.

Today is my fathers birthday and tomorrow is sober daughters'.  He must have called me ten times on this day 30 years ago to see if I was in labor yet.  He had hoped she would be born on his birthday. 

My fathers death in 1991 was the catalyst to my getting sober.  The heartbreak of not being able to make my amends to him almost drove me back out.  It took years of sober living and maturity to be able to accept the sequence of events as the reality of the situation or "to accept the things I can not change."

I would like a weekend retreat with all my favorite bloggers.  No phones or electronic devices just lots of coffee, huge comfy couches, a circle around a fire where we could speak openly without the ever present monitoring of the web-balls......LOL....that's short for the worlds eyeballs on our blogs.  Who wants to sit with me in the early morning hours and make fun of Mary Christine and Lou trying to get us to exercise???
(said with love) 

14 comments:

Lou said...

Sober daughter laughed! She is getting her eyes attended to!! Prayer works!!! We are not alone in all this..ahhh...!!!!

Syd said...

I'm up for a blogger meet up. It would be fun. I would be there with Lou and MC on the exercising though. But I can still sit around with you and have coffee. I'm a loner exerciser!

Mary Christine said...

Syd might have to take my place exercising - unless you all want to go for a swim together!

Oh, how I would love to sit and have a cup of joe with Pammie and my blogger pals.

Glad the daughter is laughing. That is the best sign.

Anonymous said...

Gotta say that your post gave me a pang as I am one of the "web balls". But I will continue to read yours and many others as they are one of the few things that have helped me with this nightmare of being a mom of an addict.

Kristin H. said...

I want to go to the meet-up. I'm on the fence about exercise.

I am so pleased to hear of the upturn with your baby :-)

Anonymous said...

Dear Anonymous.....readers are never web-balls. I mean the outside world of our work place or family or people googling. I love my readers whoever and where ever they are. Pammie

dAAve said...

web-balls

OK.

Marcia said...

I like morning coffee and exercise!

Annette said...

I LOVE morning coffee and a good long walk.....but thats about it. Who wants to get all sweaty with people you just met in real life?

Pam, I love your meet up idea. coffee and comfy chairs and a fire.

So happy about your girl taking steps forward. Such stamina and courage.

Anna said...

I am glad that her sense of humor is coming back. Humor has saved me many many times.

April said...

Your description of the get together sounds like my fond memories of rehab. :) I often say I would love to be back there sitting around on those comfy couches, drinking coffee, chatting honestly with friends who could laugh and cry with me!

Patty said...

SO Glad to hear about daughter! That would be a dream to have a get together like that! Lets all meet at Mary's house in Africa!

Mary LA said...

I've had many retinal problems myself so sober daughter will be on my mind today.

Web balls of the world unite! I'd love to have you all here for coffee

Barbara said...

LOL! Count me in for the couch, coffee and giving Lou and Mary Christine a hard time for being so darn fit.