Monthly Archives: March 2016

Puffy

This post was titled ‘Weekend phone notes, but after writing the last sentence I decided to change it. Anyway – I just wanted to save these somewhere. “The good thing about reaching a high level of craziness is that you stop caring. … Continue reading

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My name is Louise. I am an alcoholic.

I *think* I said those words. I think I heard them come out of my mouth. I think my heart was pounding out my chest, and I vaguely remembering saying I have no idea what I’m saying and knew I … Continue reading

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Learning lessons everywhere

So my brother drank yesterday. Was fine – he went to bed early and woke up grumpier than the last couple of days but his life, his choice. This morning he went to buy coffee and came back with a … Continue reading

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Good clean fun

So, this time before visiting my brother and his family I emailed him saying maybe, he might not want to drink… I mentioned in a really old entry he doesn’t drink much (anymore) and he gets wasted and emotional and … Continue reading

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My first AA meeting

I’m supposed to be on a date tonight, but I cancelled it to go to AA. Sat on the tube heading there. I have to go in. Just this once. I’ve already played a million scenarios in my head. It’s … Continue reading

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La la la la la la (that’s the smurfs theme tune btw)

I love singing. I always have. But I’ve always been afraid to sing and worried about sounding bad, even at karaoke. Now, sober, I’m so happy to take the mic at sing, scream, dance (I got the moves…) away song … Continue reading

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‘Ere we go again

Not booze. Binging! Not been getting enough sleep, been too busy, not eating properly or what I plan to, weight creeping up a bit, and feeling grumpy and blah for no reason. Tired at work. Getting up late. Saying yes … Continue reading

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