Author Archives: djrutland

The State Of Play So Far: Aspergers And Me

At lot seems to have been happening as of late. My continued alcohol abstinence and something new has been added to the mix such as being diagnosed with aspergers syndrome. While I was given the diagnosis not too long ago, … Continue reading

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New Years And Beyond Sobriety Check-In

  Happy new year everyone! Well here we are, 2016 and the continuing journey of alcohol abstinence! This is my 2 month check-in and we start the year as we mean to go on, sober, clean and healthy. The first … Continue reading

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1+ Month Sober And Counting The Check In

  Hello again and here we are, somewhere that even a month ago seemed light-years away. I have made it to my first month of sobriety. The strangest thing is how different this feels to my first prolonged dry period, … Continue reading

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Kicking Alcohol Out For Good

Now I have been dry for just over a week now I thought it might be useful to write about my experiences from detoxing off alcohol, and how this has changed me for the better. Now I had been waiting … Continue reading

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Journey – Hand In Hand

<——–  (The Beginning)                                                                           … Continue reading

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Journey – The Beginning

Staring off into the distance, I could never imagine where this journey of mine would take me. The shining light at the peak of that lone mountain top seems so far away, would I ever reach it? No matter what, … Continue reading

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Relapse Revisited

Here we are again, Alcohol Addiction rearing its ugly head leading to an almighty relapse. I had heard about how its harder to recover the 2nd time from dependency (and the 3rd, 4th etc) they weren’t kidding! Think of it … Continue reading

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Movie/TV Time: Halo: Nightfall Part 3 “Gods Of The Damned”

<——- Part 2 “We didn’t know it yet, but he was right, we were gods, gods of the damned” I’ll just let that quote sink in, it’s just awful. They do seem to be damned alright, with the writing on … Continue reading

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Movie/TV Time: Halo: NightFall Part 2 “Lets Blow Something Up!”

Here we get our little transitional scene where we get to know our squad of ONI dickheads and Sedran bumpkins. The only new bit of information we get from the whole ordeal is that our Colonel Aiken used to be … Continue reading

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Movie/TV Time: Halo Nightfall Part 1

Its been a while since I’ve plonked my arse on the sofa and watched a dvd so I thought I would bring you lovely readers along with me for the ride as we watch together a film based off the … Continue reading

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