Tag: Mindfulness

Soothing the Pain

What if we want to sayJust for todayIt’s too much All the stuff It’s too tough The current The past Why do the tears continue to fall, the pain have to lastI’ve felt it allWhy can’t we just get through it fast?Caught in the netOf so many regrets It just hurts Scared of making things worse  The alcohol voicenow sees a chanceto

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Surf the Urge

It’s funny… What I’m starting to learn Is that far from being lostThere’s much less costTo sobriety  Well that surprised me! Not what I was expecting And it really does help, connectingAccountability I think is keyCertainly it is for me The bridge to alcohol I’m trying to burn And now when I yearn Feel desperate for a drink I’m beginning to

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Tackle Business Trips Alcohol-Free

I have had to travel quite a bit on business, and dealing with the airports / airplanes / and coworker drink fests were hard at first. Advance planning and even rehearsals are your key. I have gone into a bathroom stall at the airport to mutter, “club Soda , please” just to be sure my

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Feeling Everything

When I drank I didn’t know why. I didn’t like who I became when I drank. I didn’t like how I felt after I drank. I didn’t like how I drank once I started. I could go for a month sober maybe and then when I drank I drank daily. So I could go for

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Exempted from the Hangover Club

When I start to think I need a drink There’s too much stress Isn’t the problem that I feel I need it?There’s the warning right thereSo I need to heed it If I don’t listen I won’t need to hide itImbibe itLie about itCrave itWaste money on itI’ll be free of it’s clutches  If I learn to walk

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