Day 113. Who are you? Who, who, who, who? I woke up in a Soho doorway A policeman knew my name He said you can go sleep at home tonight If you can get up and walk away I staggered back to the underground And the breeze blew back my hair I remember throwin' punches … Continue reading Who are you? Who, who, who, who?
Day 111. Besides being totally excited that Lotta of 'Mrs. D is Going Without' fame answered my fan girl email - she also added my blog to her blog roll! Like OMG! (Me reverting to being 13 years old again - jumping up and down squealing.) I've had many new visitors (thank you!), and I in … Continue reading What works is different for each of us
Day 105. Numbing my feelings Wine. That was wine .. and oh boy what a good job it did! Well, until it didn't. Or I recognized it didn't. So now I've stripped away the comfort of numbing my feelings by drinking. What's left? Time to examine other aspects of how I deflect and stay well away … Continue reading Numbing and stuffing
Day 102. I signed up to a gym this week. I've always loved taking classes - zumba, body pump, boxercise, spinning. It is an old GOOD habit that I let drift off my daily routine over the last couple of years as I developed the BAD habit of Wine O'Clock. Combined with self-medicating with wine … Continue reading Getting to be a habit …
Day 99. "99 Bottles of Beer" is an anonymous 1950-ish reverse counting song often sung by children on long bus trips, family vacations, etc. A popular instrument of torture for children to inflict on parents and Scout Leaders everywhere LOL Are you of a certain age -- and remember that song? How we must have driven our parents batty singing … Continue reading 99 bottles of beer on the wall…
Day 96. I was talking to a good friend of mine about life. I really value his opinion and insight. I’ve been friends with heand his wife for years. We’ve each had ups and downs - and we’ve all have been there to offer support and share the pain when there is pain - and … Continue reading It’s not the bad choices … it’s how you recover from them
129, 600 seconds sober 2,160 hours sober 90 days sober Three months sober It's here! I couldn't wait for my app to tick over to 90 days! Why is this particular number a big deal? Everything I've read in the realm of addiction and counselling says the first ninety days is when you are most … Continue reading The first 90 days!