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I haven’t written in days because whenever I’m depressed, my brain can’t form proper thoughts. I wanted to write so bad, and I was supposed to be journaling. 409 more words

Mental Illness

#450 - "wounded day"

“wounded day”

stuck again

inside tremors

of sadness

and shock

a nightmare hall

with no windows

or doors

to unlock

I walk

on a gravel… 61 more words


"Fallen Soldiers"

Proving that Facebook is still good for something, I got inspired enough to return to the blog.

My friend Ben posted some pictures he took yesterday.  643 more words


How much we lose when we have an alcoholic child

I haven’t written much lately, life has been very emotional after losing both parents so quickly and unexpectantly, even though they were elderly.

But I write this with tears falling, for everything I feel I have lost, and that is not just my parents. 502 more words


Angle of Return



As in a hall of mirrors, it is sometimes hard to tell if I am moving forward in my recovery.  Likewise, as promises are fulfilled, their obtuse arrival is a quandary.  326 more words

12 Step Recovery

Happy Mothers Day

Yep so that was another great mother’s day!

I recently wrote a very quick update,   I think it’s time to explain a little more.

To be honest very little has changed with Faith, he’s still in the drinking until he gets sick then has to go to hospital, gets a few days treatment then is sent on his way, usually with the words of wisdom from the doctor “drink in small amounts as needed” well we all know what that means to an alcoholic! 1,055 more words


#440 - "battles"


I didn’t get to say

a proper

private goodbye

I was late

and everyone

hovered nearby


was the nursing staff

to take you away… 63 more words