“I’ll Have An Alcohol Free Chardonnay And A Non-Fat Chocolate Brownie. Thank You.”

Some people’s behavior actually reflects this kind of thinking. I’m trying, and failing I think, to imagine the depths of their delusion here. I think that to build up any kind of positive self-image, which, I believe is necessary in order NOT to say things like that, one has to first start with being honestContinue reading ““I’ll Have An Alcohol Free Chardonnay And A Non-Fat Chocolate Brownie. Thank You.””

Fruity Alcoholic Drink Dream

I had one of those last night – in a dream, which I find sort of odd because I never drank crap like that. I was a strict vodka and wine drinker. I can understand why having a dream about drinking might make some folks in recovery a little apprehensive. While the dream is inContinue reading “Fruity Alcoholic Drink Dream”

A Return To Sanity

Folks mention this a lot at meetings when they’re discussing getting sober. Getting sober is considered a return to sanity, which begs the comment, alcoholism is akin to insanity. But that isn’t e n t i r e l y true… BECAUSE – plenty of sober people have a sincere inability to function in reality.Continue reading “A Return To Sanity”

Oh, EUPHORIA!

Notice that the cloud has edges? Yes. Early sobriety is wonderful for a lot of folks. We live in and on the Pink Cloud. This euphoric state follows us every where we go. We walk around feeling proud (as we should because getting sober is quite the endeavor for some of us), serene, unencumbered, andContinue reading “Oh, EUPHORIA!”

It’s a Curious Thing …

I watched Lucy on the movie channel last night. The main character is made into a drug mule, against her will. A bag of something is placed into her intestines, it breaks, and the drug floods her system, gradually opening up 100% of her brain. By the end of the film, she can do justContinue reading “It’s a Curious Thing …”