Even though I tried to quit many, many times over the last 10 years, there are only 2 times that have left a lasting impression.  The first being September 18, 2013 to April 1, 2015.  My first big step into the sober arena.  It was where I met all you wonderful bloggers.  AA is/was not […]

their happy is too loud.

Its not easy when you’re feeling so down on yourself – seems like there’s nothing you can do to boost your spirits up.  So alone.  So sober.  Thats how I’ve been feeling for awhile now + I just can’t seem to shake it. This weekend was definitely the hardest + it feels like it’s just going […]


This whole “life” thing would’ve been a lot easier, for me and everyone else, if only my parents had kept paint-stripper under the kitchen sink instead of premium Polish vodka. At least that’s what I tell myself I was looking for all those years ago. I love the smell of paint-stripper. Vodka is a stripper in it’s own right. Here […]

The Lost Weekend

Released:  1945 Cast:  Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva, Doris Dowling Oscar Wins:  Best Picture, Best Director (Billy Wilder), Best Actor (Ray Milland), Best Screenplay (Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett) Oscar Nominations:  Best Cinematography-Black and White (John F. Seitz), Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture (Miklos Rozsa), Best Film Editing […]