Shoot the Damn Dog

Back in June I blogged about the sad death of Sally Brampton and at the time added her book to my reading wish list.  ‘Shoot the damn dog‘ finally arrived from the library and oh my goodness what a beautiful book.  It should be mandatory reading for each and every one of us depressed, drinker … Continue reading Shoot the Damn Dog

Friday Sober Inspiration: Stop Abandoning Yourself

This is another excerpt from Sally Brampton’s ‘shoot the damn dog’ because her words are too powerful not to share.  This passage is about self-abandonment where she has a discussion with her therapist who explains that she needs to stop abandoning herself. “‘Stop abandoning yourself’ a therapist, Elizabeth, once said to me.  ‘What?’ I didn’t … Continue reading Friday Sober Inspiration: Stop Abandoning Yourself