I quit booze more often than I bid farewell to cocaine. Each time alcohol and I would part, I would dry up completely for a few weeks or a few months. When I thought I had tamed the beast, I would treat myself to a beer, usually on a Saturday night. Next step was three … Continue reading
A short reflection on alcohol, and sobering up. In the movie Smashed, the main character played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead admits that her recent sobriety has been somewhat anticlimactic, and that after enjoying a life of debauchery, kicking the habit did not transform her life into a fairy tale. If anything, life is now sporting a … Continue reading
Tracy Fulks is one year sober. I’m proud of you, my friend. Tracy asked if I could write a post about my own battles with drugs and alcohol addiction. I did, and I did it on Tracy’s blog. In solidarity. It’s an earnest post, and you can find it here. I will join you there.
There’s cause for celebration… It’s Monday, and Le Clown is two years sober! Salute! Post Scriptum: It’s also moving day for Le Clown’s clan… Take it as my Out to Lunch…
While I was applying my clown make-up this morning, I noticed some old broken capillaries on my nose, courtesy of my many years of heavy boozing. It might be news for some, but Le Clown is a recovering alcoholic, and a former drug addict. Le Clown partied real hard, for a very long time, starting … Continue reading