Tag: Recovery

Sobriety is the Best Kept Secret

Woman chainsaw dog garden

This is a picture of me in my sober badass shoes. My daughter took the picture a few years ago to help me tell a story. I don’t usually sit around in my back yard wearing cutoff shorts and high heels. But this day was special! I’ll tell you more about that in a minute.

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Alcohol Use is a Spectrum

Galaxy

A “Alcoholic” is an unhelpful L label for people and it C causes a lot of upset. When trying to O overcome many obstacles and H heal their lives, people feel almost O Ostracized, why should that be? L Lots of people have alcohol issues and we need to U understand this could include S

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Pain, Split-Second decisions and My Addict Voice

Ouch

Yesterday I threw my back out. This morning, after performing the complicated gymnastic maneuver that it takes for me to get out of bed, I was making coffee and feeling quite literally like I’d been kicked in the back by an elephant and a little voice popped into my head whispering  A Cigarette would make

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Poison’s Gate

Please gather round my dearest friends And to this tale your ears doth lend. My tale thus speaks, of highs and lows And seems the same where ere life goes. There was a time when days were long All full of youth of wine of song. But time and tides are no-ones slaves They soon

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Family Legacy

When did the party cease to be?Fun times,laughs,friends with me  There came a time I crossed a line That linethat was to change my life A life that was sadwhen I care to admit A child so scared who didn’t fit Family secrets never told Parents slowly growing old  A mother tornand broken inside The loss of a childthat she chose to

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