Getting to know meplumbing the depths of this heartcoming up lighter Full of gratitude that this day, three whole years ago, I gave up alcohol. I have never given up on myself since. Wishing everyone a beautiful Sunday. Ingrid Enjoying the sober life! https://www.amazon.com/Wounds-Healed-Poetry-Strong-Women/dp/1739757726/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2R8CN1CCTWQNH&keywords=wounds+i+healed+the+poetry+of+strong+women&qid=1658642348&sprefix=%2Caps%2C135&sr=8-1 More tales of recovery and resilience. Available now!
Well, I don't mean to whine about winebut the problem was always 'Why notone glass? Where's the problem with that?''Why not?''Say what?''If you really want to knowplay the tape forwardthen rewindto findun-winedI'm better off.' © Experimentsinfiction 2021, All Rights Reserved Written for dVerse Linda is hosting dVerse Quadrille and has asked us to write a 44-word poem... Continue Reading →
Mirror, mirror on the wallTell me what you see:Someone who once knew it allOnce looked a lot like me. At least she thought she knew it all;She passed all the examsBut when she had to choose a life It all went up in flames. It's not easy to live alone;Nor easy to make friends: It’s harder still... Continue Reading →
Today I'm celebrating one year without drinking alcohol. One whole year's sobriety. People who knew me before might never have believed that. I might never have believed that. But the truth is, since having kids, I'd always wanted to get sober, and previously I'd even managed it for months at a time. But this time... Continue Reading →
If my sobriety were a baby, I should be giving birth today, to a Brand New Me. Or perhaps just to the Old Me, which would be the Young Me, before I started drinking. Unfortunately, I've been through a tough time over the last few days, and all the old behaviours are coming back: shouting... Continue Reading →