Abstinence

I’ve been resenting my inability to drink like a gentleman. There’s never going to be a time when I can consume alcohol safely. The residual emotions are lingering and I feel like they’re seeping out of the cracks. Weakened fault lines causing subconscious quakes, shuddering my sense of confidence, self worth and identity. Hemingway saidContinue reading “Abstinence”

We Will Meet AAgain

Post pandemic ruminations of an alcoholic follow so brace yourself. I returned to meetings this week and it was overall a rewarding and much needed antidote to the events of previous months. Who you see here, what you hear here, when you leave here, let it stay here. This is what’s read out near theContinue reading “We Will Meet AAgain”

Start the Day Again

Sat in front of a laptop stressed, trying to multitask between emails, telephone calls and project tasks it dawned on me; I don’t like the way my day is going so I’m going to start it again. I relied heavily on alcohol as a reward, a crutch and a friend that never disappointed me. TheContinue reading “Start the Day Again”