Tag Archives: Sober women

First draft of life

Not really. But for that anthology I’m hoping to contribute  to. I have no idea if it’s what they are after. A lot of it comes from what I’ve written on here and writing it felt like plagiarizing myself!! Written on August … Continue reading

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You can’t stop the thought. But you can control what to do with it.

Gosh, where to start. My mind has been non stop for weeks. So much of it filled up with THE most boring script ‘Germany – to go, or not to go?!’ I 100% decided on yes and no, many many … 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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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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Realness

Last night I cycled through a cold, dark, crispy, beautiful London. I stopped in the park and turned off my bike lights and just looked around and breathed. Felt, saw and took in the beauty and the peacefulness. Such real … Continue reading

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I’m not finding myself. I’m working on myself.

And I like what I’m shaping up to be. CAN YOU BELIEVE IT!?! ‘Finding yourself’ is going off expecting someone else to do the work. Head off to India, and there you are. Chilling with weed and other lost souls … Continue reading

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Lies! All lies!

Alcohol didn’t make me creative!  It wasn’t alcohol that wrote, printed and sold those zines. It wasn’t alcohol that made me write songs and lyrics and play instruments. Or write poems. It wasn’t alcohol that made me love acting. The … Continue reading

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