When I was in my twenties I did find a way to not drink for some time. I was introduced to AA by a friend who saw my drinking as a problem.I got involved with all aspects of its active service and so on. I loved the community aspect of it that it felt like … Continue reading Finding my light…
The light coming in.... Today i feel more free and light then i ever have before. I feel like I am coming home to myself and that is not an easy thing for me to say without a part of me wanting to laugh at how ridiculous it sounds. That part is only protecting me … Continue reading 650 Days Free!!!
I wrote the following having seen a post on social media looking for artist of all kinds to contribute to a newspaper(which tunred into a Zine)called The Stange Times I knew i wanted to write something but i wasent sure what i would write about. Within a couple of days our beloved Star passed away … Continue reading Loss During Lockdown
Been an age since i last wrote here and felt inspired with everything going on right now. Well mainly with this pandemic. Every thing feels different,unsure, uncertain, unknown right? Right now im glad i have 14 months sobriety and mostly i feel strong in myself emotionally, mentally and physically. If i began to think about … Continue reading One Day At a Time.. Especially Now!!
My Favorite quote right now This quote is whats happening in my life right now. When i read this quote before i didn't really get it to be honest. But now i get it. I feel like to remain small and silent and quiet is the more painful option and its the option i have … Continue reading 11 months into it…!
The light is shining ...its now been 10 months or 304 days since i gave up alcohol,marijuana and nicotine.I make a conscious decision everyday that i wont drink or get high today. Some days its really difficult and i have to draw on all the things i know to be true.Which goes something like this: … Continue reading One day at a time..
Its been 260 days since ive had a drink containing alcohol, a joint or a cigarette. I am feeling the benefits in so many ways physically and mentally. One of the most challenging aspects of sobriety for me personally is socializing especially in a pub/club venue where the majority of people will be partaking in … Continue reading Sober Socializing!!
So in the past week i have gone through a transformation of sorts. It all started at therapy a week ago on Monday. I was asked if id like to be a man and then if i felt like a woman? I said NO to both! Have never been asked those questions but often thought … Continue reading Anything is possible…
Decided to start writing down my experiences of this sober journey..So in the past I have attempted to quit alcohol but always for other people and never for myself. On January 5th of this year i quit again with a great sense of "sick of feeling sick" On that day I also quit nicotine and … Continue reading This Time Its Different!