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More than Conquerors

“I just felt hopeless, with so much remorse, I really thought the right thing to do, the right answer, would be to die.” – excerpt from… 349 more words

Find Hope

Day 22 - Past the three week mark now

Got past the first three weeks now.

If I was an optimist trying to kid myself, I may have described that as being “Into my forth week”. 197 more words

Diary

A World Without Logos

The older he got the more he realized that sobriety was a condition he was growing increasingly allergic to. He would have attacks. Pangs of panic as his face flushed red with an anxiety that was a distant as the stares of the world around him. 106 more words

Fiction

Tomorrow

Today when I was experiencing cravings for a glass of Champagne (of course I told myself it would be but one glass) the only reason I could stop myself was to make a plan to have it tomorrow. 347 more words

Sobriety

Acceptance

The beautiful and scary thing about sobriety is meeting and accepting the past instead of numbingly avoiding it. I’ve been scrambling to block out my history and procrastinations, which keeps me from my dreams. 260 more words

Mental Health

Derailing

I’ve gone a month without a therapy appointment. It doesn’t seem like a big deal, but to me it’s a month without being able to talk to anyone about what’s going on. 279 more words

Personal

Like Flies

It came in through the front door

a dense, black body and paper wings crashing headlong

into the window screen above where I lay

Over and over he pounds on his prison… 104 more words

Poetry