FRC Weekly Articles

Are you ‘sober curious’?

04/30/2022
Cathy Brownfield

The Golden Years. These are supposed to be full of wonder, adventure, less stress than during the child-rearing years. These are supposed to be the years of doing all of the things you couldn’t do when you were raising children: had a job, obligations and responsibilities. (Frankly, I think the best years of our lives are when our children are growing up under our roof, safely tucked in at night after the door is locked.)

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  About  Alcohol

How much is enough?

02/26/2022
Cathy Brownfield

You go to your first doctor appointment of the year and are handed a clipboard and pen to update your information. Or you are seeing a new doctor and must list your health information before any kind of treatment will be discussed. A list of criteria is there that may or may not apply to you. You mark the ones that do, things like family history, surgeries you may have had, smoking history. Do you drink alcohol? How often and how much? They want to know your life history!

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  About  Alcohol

Do you know the risks?

01/29/2022
Cathy Brownfield

Common sense. Did your parents ever tell you to use common sense? It’s something we’ve all been hearing about … negatively … in that no one seems to know much about it these days. Have you heard this recently?

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  Drugs  About  Alcohol

Holiday driving

Holiday driving

12/18/2021
Cathy Brownfield

Do you drive defensively? Say you are driving along and someone coming toward you swerves left of the center line and into the path of your car.

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  About  Alcohol

Understanding: Diseases of despair

Understanding: Diseases of despair

11/13/2021
Cathy Brownfield

These are the diseases or deaths of despair … what can happen when one has no hope, when they feel completely lost.

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