Category: ROK

  • Believe You Can Turn it Around- Rethink the Drink

    Believe - Starting Dry January

    Remembering the Drinks I’d Like to Forget — or — Ghosts of Christmas Past Stockings to fillPresents to wrapChristmas EveFeeling crapMother in law hereA sneaky ginShe won’t realiseThe state I’m in Presents galoreAll over my bedShit , the boozehas truly gone to my head Blackout . Out . I’m asleep, out coldNothing wrappedFeeling appalled It […]

  • Cant Stop Drinking? If I Can Do It – You Can Do It !

    Never Give up in open hands - Can't Stop Drinking? Secret drinker ? Alcoholic? If I can Do it You can do it

    When did alcohol take over my life? When did I cross that line? When did I become a secret drinker? Drinking alone. Guarding my stash. Nobody knew. A few drinks were never enough. My whole headspace was taken up with : How much wine will there be ?Why is everyone drinking so slowly !Where’s the […]

  • Guilty Pleasure ?

    Guilty woman Hiding

    That terrorist’s web was hard to leaveInsisting that I had to believeThat one won’t hurtYou earned this treatFood on the tablePlenty to eatI functioned fineNo one knewAll seemed wellHidden wineThis was my gameNo room for twoLeave me alone with my hidden shameI’ll deal with it laterWhen things are more calmNot today thoughSweaty palmCrack open a […]

  • Remembering to save my Life

    Fallen Rose in the Rain

    The blackouts now were very real Thank god I was never behind the wheel  My lying was catching up with me Never did I really seeHow much the booze was affecting me But now I saw that my brain was involved That’s scary to me As I’m getting old  Not only am I on the floor I can barely remember […]

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