April 13, 2017 Dear Darkened Rose, When referencing you, people often make note of how great and loving of a mother you were to the three of us. These people are also the ones who are quasi-unaware of the depths of your addictions. I smile in agreement to reciprocate comfort to people who need this… Read More "2.4 – Conclusion to my Illusion"
January 17, 2016 Dear Darkened Rose, About mid-October I found this seed that I wanted to plant around the time of my birthday. It is a seed of sobriety. I decided to set this to be a goal of at least six months to start the year 2017 as healthily as possible. I went to the… Read More "2.3 – No Alcohol Beyond This Point"
June 8, 2016 Dear Darkened Rose, I believe this will take me a while to write, so I'm sorry for the delay. I need to talk to you about the Tiger thing again. So yes, it was just a single event happening a long time ago (deduced that it was the summer of 1997). It… Read More "2.2 – Junior"
April 25, 2016 Dear Darkened Rose, April has been exhausting, but I know I would do it all over again if it meant meeting the newest member of the family again. Our Bowie Frost was born very early yesterday morning! In my seldom reached alone time, I keep coming back to this idea I have… Read More "2.1 – Bring May Flowers"