• Up front

    Conflict is burning my soul from the inside outWithout a doubt, there is a false power in existence A power that can't be taken lightlyYet shouldn't even be worth a second glanceWhere is my own stubbornness I hear the ghosts cry For some variety, I must source, I can't even discreetly channel that emotion on the slyDestruction is not my end game, not even my firstI hold what's dear to meHowever overwhelmingly, I always seem to veer towards ...

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    self-management,
    recovery journey,
    recognition,
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  • There is Freedom-Reach Out-Ask for Help

    I remember how hard the struggle was to admit I had a problem. My pride and delusional thinking always wanted to overpower the reality. My alcohol use was numbing my pain. Flowing through my bloodstream like a vicious cycle of raging vengeance that gave me a fearless feeling of confidence and strength. When the alcohol wasn’t present, the reality set in. I was sad, depressed, and fucking hopeless. I felt like a worthless piece of ...

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    hopeless,
    Hopeless,
    addiction,
    Alcoholism,
    stress
  • Hunger Strikes

    I need a meal! I have eaten nothing but chocolate and rubbish for the past 10 days because that's all I have at home. My girlfriends home is exactly the same. We have eaten everything from the freezer and only have a few tins of soup in the cupboard. The funny thing is when you are short of cash or have none as a matter of fact you learn to live in a totally different ...

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    Hunger,
    Food,
    Low,
    Sad