Dear Everyone I managed to make it through Cirque De Soleil (a cross between a circus and a rock concert) without a xanax for my social anxiety! I asked for help from Chumanzoo (who is my companion dragon) to deal with anxiety. I also went earlier last wed to do exposure work for the anxiety. I had a fabulous time watching the hunky acrobats do amazing stunts, all in time with the band that was playing. Afterwards I went home to visit my parents. I got a personal-sized pizza at Pizza Hut and…Continue
We managed a move in a surprisingly short time (five months). I'm successfully moved into a room at E St, South Portland thanks to my higher powers and parents and relatives who supported us financially. I enjoy most of the residents who are mentally or physically challenged in some way but are wonderful people.
I enjoyed my first three AA meetings at the noon time men's group, although they cuss too much for my taste. There's cute guys there but…Continue
Christmas was terrific despite not getting as many presents as I'd hoped, and some changes in plans that were last minute. For an alcoholic that's hard to deal with (being out of control). I didn't drink though. I enjoyed spending time with my brother, his wife and my 3 year old niece. They were visiting from Irvine CA.
We had Christmas early because of their visit. I got a Pema Chodron…
The pumpkin festival was two weekends ago. The town was crowded as if it were a miniature New York City. Families and couples walked the streets gaping at the huge carved and painted pumpkins. You could easily fit inside them if you were a kid!
I took photos of them which are shown on my site. I also took photos of the pumpkin parade. I didn't get a chance to film the pumpkin race where they…