Category Archives: thought of the day

No, I’m Not On A Diet

Over the past eight years I haven’t quite accepted the identity of being a “sober person.” Yet.  So, that’s why I’m writing about it. My thoughts about it have wavered; at times, I was accepting of myself, and at others, … Continue reading

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Learning to Live Mindfully

I was never mindful when I was drinking. There have been endless examples of my inability to simply sit and enjoy the moment over the years, but one memory sticks out in my mind.  I can vividly remember sitting at … Continue reading

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Shattering the Shame: Why I Haven’t Openly Talked About My Sobriety

“The truth will set you free, but not until it is finished with you.” -David Foster Wallace

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A Stop on My Journey of Life

Life is a journey, not a destination. My life has been a colorful compilation of cities, jobs, career changes, haircuts, boyfriends, and even a fiancé in the suburbs. I’ve never been one to label myself- in fact, the only consistent … Continue reading

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