Drop Out, smoke crack, Get MBA: Wait, do kittens eat depression?

I’ve really grown to like more music than I used to, but I still don’t like a lot of popular bands etc, that I actually hesitate to mention because people take that shit crazy personal. Like they were playing the bass themselves or had a family member who wrote the songs for the band. I’veContinue reading “Drop Out, smoke crack, Get MBA: Wait, do kittens eat depression?”

Drop Out, smoke crack, Get MBA (part of story ….finally getting back to it)

written over a few days, then posted without edit. Living this way is weird for an addict. Eating lots of veggies, fruits, grains, lean meats, and repeat. Yes, it’s still going on. It has gotten to a point where I can’t imagine not eating this way. The benefits of not eating like shit outweigh myContinue reading “Drop Out, smoke crack, Get MBA (part of story ….finally getting back to it)”

Function of Addiction / Great Quote I Heard

            “When you make certain lifestyle choices…” Lifestyle choice… Choosing to live a certain lifestyle. It’s the choice part… the choosing part that I am beginning to see as highlighted and something that should be really thought about when you’re an addict or alcoholic. There are choices that are made and even little thoughts and voicesContinue reading “Function of Addiction / Great Quote I Heard”

becoming the one looking at me (not part of ongoing story… just a post)

            I can remember hiding behind my mother as a child, around the age of three or so and not wanting to talk to the strange adult that was trying to coax me with baby talk. My mother would make up some excuse I’m sure so that I wouldn’t seem rude, but this basic scenarioContinue reading “becoming the one looking at me (not part of ongoing story… just a post)”

Cheesecake Monkey and Houston Ice (not part of series)

            My addiction monkey found cheesecake… then he found out that there are amazing bakeries all over Houston that feature all kinds of cheesecake and other delicious things… cookies, tarts, holy fuck my addiction monkey went fucking crazy for a little while there. Calling my favorite spots… “What type of cheesecake do you have today?” oh….Continue reading “Cheesecake Monkey and Houston Ice (not part of series)”

Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA…Four Years Without Alcohol

(written over several days  weeks… short bursts of writing) (not part of ongoing series) Four years! I’ve made it without a drink for four years!!!  I couldn’t make it past four hours, unless I was sleeping, before I finally decided that I had enough of that lifestyle. Now, I’m making it past yet another annual reminder. It feelsContinue reading “Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA…Four Years Without Alcohol”

Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA: San Diego post 2

 That drive from Austin to San Diego was a really long drive. We were in a mid 80s Subaru wagon that had just had some work done to it and the mechanic promised us that it would make it, but we were still concerned. Going across Texas, seeing the hill country turn into the desert…Continue reading “Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA: San Diego post 2”

Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA: San Diego post 1

This is part one of San Diego, but it all started in Austin. To go to the beginning click here I don’t really like change, but it was 2002 and I was just saying fuck it…I was going to move to San Diego and start a new life there. I had a friend who startedContinue reading “Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA: San Diego post 1”

Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA: Where are my jeans? Addicts coping with loss…(random post, not part of series)

to read the ongoing series click here I still can’t find my jeans. These aren’t cheap jeans either, not that you can find cheap ones anymore, but these are above $100 a pair, jeans. I was nervously trying to find them, worrying about it, going through all my stuff with the subtilty of a COPSContinue reading “Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA: Where are my jeans? Addicts coping with loss…(random post, not part of series)”

Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA…(random post, not part of series)

Someone very close to me has recently been given a terminal diagnosis in regard to cancer and I’ve written a few posts, just trying to deal with this situation and without the crutch of alcohol. Ugh… someone close to me that loves life is preparing to die… it makes me think of my own depressionContinue reading “Drop Out, Smoke Crack, Get MBA…(random post, not part of series)”