The Voice

The Voice

I’m not sure when I picked up the voice in my head that runs a pretty much constant commentary starting when I wake up. Oh, wait. That’s me. So maybe I’m really wondering when I got to be such a damn downer. I don’t really notice...
Feeling Stuck

Feeling Stuck

I’m having the “I’m about to have a revelation” feeling. Like my soul has it’s head stuck in the porch railing bars, but oh look! the fire department is on the way with butter and a ladder. This little girls’ name is Tong Tong, and...

Present

Merry Christmas Y’all! I’m nineteen days sober today. It seems like a lifetime. I woke up this morning and felt so deep down grateful that I’m not hungover today. Really deep down grateful. It’s no surprise to be writing about...
HIGH FIVE!  Sunday 12.23.12

HIGH FIVE! Sunday 12.23.12

  WELCOME TO HIGH FIVE SUNDAY!!!!! Here’s where you can post about something or things that was high five-able about your week. It/they can be big or small or even medium. And you can include your days/weeks/months/years sober too. And I will shower you...

I’ve been Reading a Few Good Books

Reading memoirs about now sober people has been a hobby of mine for years. I keep waiting for Anne Lamott to write one because I love her and would totally follow her advice just because she said so. I have read Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp more times than...

Two Weeks

I am so grateful to have two weeks (!!!!) sober today. 🙂 Wow. I have tried to quit drinking so many times before- for twenty years I have tried. Twenty years. Two weeks. I feel like I have lived more in this two weeks than I have in that whole twenty years. Here are a...