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T2 Trainspotting: can we go back?[Review]

WARNING: Contains very mild spoilers but no plot points

Polaris and I checked out T2 Trainspotting last night. It (the film, not going to the cinema with your ex) has been accused of being an exercise in nostalgia. 542 more words


Batch #16

Time is an illusion
So Einstein spoke.

A morning that has no awakening,
staircases without footsteps,
houses that are no homes,

The motionless pouring of coffee, 53 more words


On Falling in Love with Recovery

On February 20, 2017, I celebrated thirty-months of sobriety and my commitment to the daily, life-long process of active recovery from addiction.

Since being in Colombia, I’ve received questions from people from all over the world about my journey: “What are you addicted to?” “What are you recovering from?” ” When will you consider yourself… 901 more words


Broken but not severed

What an evolution of thought plagued me while en route to my recovery meeting this morning! I didn’t want to go, but I knew I need to be involved. 904 more words


Going through a breakup

There was a time when I was deep in my misery and my codependency that I subconsciously began filling my inner void with, of all things, animals.   891 more words

Frank Gallagher, Shameless

It has been a long time since I have loved a character as much as I love Shameless‘ Frank Gallagher.

Father of six wonderfully dysfunctional children, Frank is the epitome of a bad father. 570 more words


Journal 2.25.17

Part 1: The Dream

A complicated house. People everywhere, an open bar that I’m desperately trying to avoid, chaos, nudity. I just want to be alone. 988 more words