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Mom. Businesswoman. Alcoholic.

The Saturday soccer game is familiar territory for many middle-class mothers. But for this 39-year-old executive, the autumn afternoon felt like a gift. Last year she missed a lot of games. When she did show up, she was usually drunk.

More and more women are beginning to drink younger and younger.  Unfortunately, women suffer the effects of alcoholism much sooner than men, and progress more rapidly, due to differences in the way their livers metabolize alcohol.  Read Heather’s story, then ponder…
Mom. Businesswoman. Alcoholic. — chicagotribune.com