Hi guys! I know my readership is currently pretty low, but I moved my blog over to my own domain! http://www.elliottinrecovery.com I hope you make the switch with me! I’ve been pretty busy so I haven’t been posting much. I plan to devote some serious time to my blog and get it going, though. Please… Read More I Moved My Blog!
Today marks six months since my first day fully sober from any type of mind-altering substance. It’s been six months and three days since I was released from my second hospitalization in the course of five months. On the night of April 15th I began drinking as I always did with a glass of lemonade… Read More Six Months Sober and I’m Still Learning.
I discovered a website, Medium, where I can read various personal essays people have written. It’s an incredible platform where I’ve found some amazing pieces of writing, including an essay called, “How Writing 1000 Words a Day Changed My Life.” I’ve mentioned here multiple times how I’m not as good at writing as I used… Read More Why I’m Writing a Thousand Words a Day.
Today I spoke with the insurance agent regarding my eligibility for insurance through my work! I finally reached my 90 days so I’m able to get company insurance, which means that as soon as it goes through I’m going to get in touch with an endocrinologist to discuss starting hormone replacement therapy. While I’d love… Read More An Update on Insurance.
Life has fallen into a state of repetitiveness. Wake up, walk dogs, go to work, take lunch, finish work, go home for an hour, go to group, come home, watch TV, sleep. Day after day, week after week. Someone mentioned to me that perhaps this is serenity due to lack of calamity, but I truly… Read More Wake, sleep, rinse, repeat.
I have abandoned this blog for over three months now; I thought it had been only two but time is passing much quicker than I realize. This also means that I have been out as transgender for nearly three months. Coming out (again) was something I thought I would never do. Once seemed like plenty… Read More Transgender Alcoholic.
“Half measures availed us nothing. We stood at the turning point.” How true this message holds in every area of my life. I’m at a turning point in regards to each facet of my existence. In my sobriety, do I want to continue doing things the same way I did before? I do not, because… Read More Half Measures Availed Us Nothing.