• When You Realize You Might Have A Drinking Problem

    7 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    I can only be up at 5:30 a.m. in a dark house with a steaming mug of coffee beside me while I write because I am not hungover. There is no choking dry mouth or regret-laden headache pounding like a drum line through to the ends of my hair. My hands are not shaking on my keyboard and the anxiety coursing through my veins is just my “Mama-stuff” - like how much time do I have before Piper and I despairingly crawl around on our knees in the pantry lamenting the lack of actual food in our house.
    But even that will be tolerable because I won't be needing to lie down with a cold washcloth on my...
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