Don't Squander an Opportunity!
She started the event by announcing to a member of management that she couldn't give 100% because she'd been drinking all night. #1: they could send her for a drug/alcohol test. #2: they could have sent her home without pay. #3: she could have faced other disciplinary action for saying she was at work possibly still inebriated.
She didn't fail me. She failed herself and her son.
You can lead a horse to water, but can't make it drink.
Has someone given you an opportunity? What did you do with it?