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We Make Our Own Misery

Sometimes a simple question can change you.   In answering it, my life was transformed.  It was like seeing my world with a new pair of glasses. 694 more words

The Good News

“I am… a victim of my expectations… When I expect others to be what I want them to be and not who they are, when they fail to meet my expectations, I am hurt.” – Daily Reflections… 157 more words



The other night I was watching a show on suicide and I found myself going back in time and reevaluating how far down the rabbit hole I had really sunk before I got myself into a program of recovery. 640 more words

Pieces of the puzzle

Addiction often seems like a jigsaw puzzle to me – I had to find the relevant pieces and determine how they fit together properly in order to achieve the desired result, i.e., freedom from addiction.  633 more words


First things first

This morning, this post is late. I prefer to write first thing in the morning while my coffee is brewing in the kitchen. My office is in the bedroom, and I usually write while having cigarettes at my desk. 659 more words

Alcoholics Anonymous

Still here... Day 65

What to say? I am by no means naive to think that I am over this problem of mine but I have found my obsession with it definitely has hit the back burner. 123 more words


The Storm Inside Her (song)

Hello, there. It’s been a while since I posted here, and while this isn’t a typical post for me, I wanted to share this nonetheless. I wrote a song called… 97 more words