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‘emotions’ tag

Thick Sludgy Mud (warning: laboured metaphors within)

Thursday 7 Aug, 2014, 6:14am by Mrs D 70 comments

That’s how I think of early sobriety. You’ve jumped off the Boozy Cliff into a ginormous field of Thick Sludgy Mud and you have to wade your way through it to get to Peaceful Sobriety Island. It’s hard bloody work. Your brain freaks the fuck out that you’ve taken away it’s beloved drug … you brain also keeps bombarding […]

A letter to my past addicted self

Tuesday 5 Aug, 2014, 6:58am by Mrs D 3 comments

I was asked by an American rehab to submit an article for their website. They said “write a letter to your past addicted self. Be persuasive and empowering “. I didn’t hold back. ========================= Dear Mrs D, Here’s the thing. You’re hooked on booze. It’s got its claws into you and that’s just a fact. Don’t hide away […]