100 days sober

Today is my 100th day of sobriety. I feel like crap, but I want to mark the milestone. I painted this bird and a few other bits and pieces this weekend, so I guess they can be commemorative. This is the longest I have been sober in years. And gradually, ever so gradually, not drinking is…

Closure: How do I end this chapter?

Closure is a term therapists love to throw around. One therapist I worked with in hospital told me one day, as though it was a stroke of genius, ‘What you need Laura is some closure’. I could only respond with cynicism. Of course I need closure. If I’m interpreting that in the Serenity Prayer sense…