Sobriety creates space where there was once overcrowding, time where there was a rush, energy for healing where there was so much pain. Hospitalization and bedrest halted my fitness fanaticism, allowing new workouts to emerge. The gift mom always said I came to share has cracked through.
The Sum Of All Years is Bonnie Gillespie’s autobiography in which the word count for each post is limited to the corresponding age for that entry. See them all, here.