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Oooh! Oooh! I Discovered A New Analogy!

Okay! You know how when you’re driving along, looking through the windshield, you say to yourself (pretend if this doesn’t apply to you, okay?!) “Damn, I can’t see shit!” Well, who knows for how long icky, greasy, gunk has been building up on the inside of your windshield, and because you only clean the outside,Continue reading “Oooh! Oooh! I Discovered A New Analogy!”

What Speaks To Your Heart?

Sometimes, I remind folks that when we decide to get sober and leave our drug of choice behind, essentially – we’re breaking up with it. My relationship was with alcohol and drinking it. Alcohol was always there for me – as long as I had the $$$ to buy it. I knew where to findContinue reading “What Speaks To Your Heart?”

Unhealthy Relationships Just Don’t Feel Good.

I think our feelings can be wonderful things – when we’re being honest with ourselves. They alert us to the fact that things are either great or not so great. When things are great, our feelings support the experience, which motivates us to prolong it or magnify it. When they’re not so great, our feelingsContinue reading “Unhealthy Relationships Just Don’t Feel Good.”

Chapter 4 ~ CHANGES

The following is an excerpt from my memoir Saturation. I was rarely predictable. My moods fluctuated depending on several factors: they fluctuated depending on the amount of alcohol I’d already consumed, the amount of alcohol within my reach, and the amount of alcohol that I knew I needed to buy. These were all of utmostContinue reading “Chapter 4 ~ CHANGES”