Monthly Archives: January 2011

Wherever I lay my head

I first moved out of home in my final year of college in 2002. It was a bedroom/sitting room with a sink and hob. I shared the toilet and shower. It was a musty and fusty old place, as all … Continue reading

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Twenty-seventh Weigh-in, Tuesday, 18th January 2011

It’s Tuesday. Already! I’m still a non-smoker. I spent the week coughing up copious amounts of multicoloured phlegm, and am now starting my 13th day of easy breathing. I am feeling the better for it. I’m falling asleep more easily, … Continue reading

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Twenty-sixth Weigh-in, Tuesday, 11th January 2010

I know weigh-ins should happen on a Sunday, but I let my sleeping clock get all weird over the weekend, so it’s happening now. Other than having a funky timetable, things have been going well. I’m now starting onto my … Continue reading

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Bora Bora and the little Buddha of Grafton Street

So. I haven’t had a cigarette in 48 hours. And nobody has died.  I can’t say I wasn’t irritable.  I shouted at the radio when someone called Bora Bora the most beautiful island in the world. Now, I have never … Continue reading

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On being resolute

I began the new year stumbling home from a friend’s house, drunk. When I woke up, I felt sick. I put it down to the wine from the night before. It wasn’t the wine. I spent the next 36 hours … Continue reading

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