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Raising the bottom : making mindful choices in a drinking culture / Lisa Boucher.

Boucher, Lisa, (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781631522147
  • ISBN: 1631522140
  • Physical Description: xvii, 255 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : SWP, She Writes Press, 2017.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references, pages 253-254.
Contents: Crazy is normal, right? -- Blessed break -- Early last call -- Raising the bottom -- I'm supposed to be happy. So why am I crying? -- Women and alcohol: It's complicated -- Flag's a-flyin' and I'm still lyin' -- What your kids say about you and your drinking -- One step at a time -- Heroin heartbreak: One mother's perspective -- Don't be a violet -- Out of the grave -- Doctors, nurses, hospitals, and health care -- Spirit in the rocks and wind -- Note to readers -- Model surgeon, kidnapped! -- All-American -- Hurry, drunk dial now! -- Who, me? Self-supporting? -- Saucy socialite -- Naughty in Nebraska -- Babies and booze -- I said I do (until I don't anymore) -- Just beer -- The gin stole the gems -- Twelve steps.
Summary, etc.: Presents a discussion of addiction as experienced by women, and the difficult road to recovery. Features essays from mothers, daughters, health professionals, and young women who share their stories of why they drank, how they stopped, and the joys and rewards of being present in their lives once they kicked alcohol to the curb.
Subject: Women > Alcohol use > United States.
Women alcoholics > United States.
Alcoholism > Social aspects.
Substance abuse.
Controlled drinking.
SELF-HELP / Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcohol.
SELF-HELP / Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcohol.
Women > Alcohol use > United States.
Genre: Essays.

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