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The Aftermath

I went to bed, at like 3 in the afternoon, because I didn’t want my partner to see that I was drunk.  He says that he can always tell by looking at my eyes…apparently one eye likes to go sideways or something to that effect.   3,382 more words


Just Dreams


Gentle breezes
Rock to sleep
The leaves from below,
Which they carefully sweep
Into their gentle embrace,
Born in the flow
With whirling grace, 25 more words

Day 81 - Swimming in Dark Waters

I have given myself the day off.

Today is the last day I will allow myself to wallow in despair and self-loathing. I am determined to break this downward spiral that I have found myself in and only I can do it. 365 more words


Sobriety | Day 5

Yesterday morning I chose to practice recovery tools of gratitude breathing and meditation. It made a difference. It helped me to face a stressful day filled with emotional triggers and intrusive thoughts. 39 more words


Day 46: Zelda's The Princess

Before I started Funemployment I set a weird personal goal: beat the original NES Legend of Zelda.

I’m not exactly good at video games – I’m pretty sure the only games I’ve beaten are Kingdom Hearts I & II – so it felt like a fun challenge. 248 more words

Day 20 Alcohol Free: You Don't Have to Be Good

20 days! Woo! That means tomorrow I’ll get to celebrate three weeks (three weeks!) of being alcohol free. I might try to bike into work, and then treat myself to something nice afterward. 858 more words

First Month

Getting sober (4) - living the high life sober

In my previous three blogs I looked at how I got sober and my early recovery (see part 1 here, part 2 here and part 3… 2,141 more words