I Was Attached.

And now that I can’t find what I’m missing, I’m having unfortunate thoughts and feelings. I had a conversation just last night about the Buddhist philosophy of attachment and suffering. When we become attached to stuff – a person, a place, an object, a thing – anything – and then it disappears – for whateverContinue reading “I Was Attached.”

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”

A Solid Pinch Does the Job

To prevent myself from smelling and tasting my leftover warm wine in the mornings, I would pinch the lower part of my nose until I’d swallowed my sip. By the time I’d moved into the nose pinch of my drinking career, I was also NEVER throwing out alcohol – no matter how long it’d beenContinue reading “A Solid Pinch Does the Job”