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Sep. 2nd, 2009 | 11:14 pm

i've created a new LJ account, because i'd like to journal more frequently, but need to divorce myself from the former me, as i am transitioning into a new beginning.

please leave me your LJ user name so i can add you as a "friend" under my new account.

thanks!
julie

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i'm 27 now

May. 6th, 2009 | 09:43 am
music: "why can't i" judy garland

birthday dinnerCollapse )

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Mar. 17th, 2009 | 07:38 pm

as of today, i have been sober for 642 days.

that includes nights, weekends, and most major holidays.

blackout dates not included.

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best. superbowl. ever

Feb. 8th, 2009 | 12:58 pm

so i was trying to post pictures from my super awesome superbowl party up in the hills (of sherman oaks) but it's been so long since i've posted pictures on this thing that i seen to be having trouble. so just follow this link. (check out that TV! and the view from the house!!)

http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=57584&l=b02fc&id=659832481



most of you are on facebook and have had the opportunity to see these pictures but i figured i'd post them here too. i believe i exhibited every single emotion for a human being to possibly exhibit.

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Jan. 18th, 2009 | 11:02 am

GO STEELERS!!!

you know, three years ago i told god that if the steelers won the superbowl, i'd quit drinking. and i did (didn't realize it was going to take me a year and a half). now, almost 19 months sober i have nothing to bargain with. i just can't stand the thought of possibly losing the AFC championship to BALTIMORE. god i hate baltimore. you can take the team outta cleveland but you can't take the shit outta baltimore!



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i'm a horrible nanny

Dec. 3rd, 2008 | 10:26 am

trying to LJ more...even if it's stupid little things.

two little nuggets of joy: both brought to us by natalie, the 3 year old i take care of...

(in starbucks on election day)
hi. i'm natalie. my nanny thinks that sarah palin is a douchebag.

natalie: (after me sneezing): are you allergic to the puppy?
me: no, i'm allergic to your FACE
natalie: i'm allergic to your mom's face.
 


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this--is awesome

Dec. 2nd, 2008 | 09:39 pm

check out this picture of dorothy my sponsor sent me:


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alcoholism is a disease of insanity...

Aug. 17th, 2008 | 05:41 pm
music: "prisoner of society" the living end

so it occurred to me the other day as i was working on my 4th step , that i went so far as to get diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, somehow get myself accepted into a study to pay me $50 a week to test the effects of an experimental anti-epileptic drug on anxiety JUST SO I COULD AVOID MYSELF COMING TO TERMS WITH THE FACT THAT I STARTED WAKING UP IN THE MORNING WITH THE SHAKES. it was more important for me to be mentally ill than to admit my alcoholism had progressed to the point where i was waking up in the mornings in severe withdrawal.

that, my friends, is insane.

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me? sober?? who'dve have thought!

Jun. 24th, 2008 | 01:40 pm

i'm just dropping by to say that exactly one year ago today (well, exactly 366 days ago--because of leap year) i got sober.

tonight i'm going to a 10pm candlelight meeting at radford hall to receive a cake for my 1st birthday!

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Mash Game: Predict Your Future at eSPIN-the-Bottle

Jun. 12th, 2008 | 05:16 pm

 
Behold... My Future
  I will marry eric szmanda.  
  After a wild honeymoon, We will settle down in xel-ha, mexico in our fabulous Apartment.  
  We will have 3 kid(s) together.  
  Our family will zoom around in a orange mitsubishi eclipse.
  I will spend my days as a interior designer , and live happily ever after.  
 
whats your future
 

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