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year

Today I have one year sober. There was a time when I thought, without question, that this was impossible. There were other times when I didn’t think it would be this hard. I am grateful to be alive. I am … Continue reading

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out

Last night, I went to a bar. I ordered a diet coke and the bartender said “One of those nights?” and I said “Yeah,” with a sigh, even though I didn’t really know what he meant. Even though it had … Continue reading

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brave

At an event for the City Arts & Lectures series in San Francisco, Miranda July explained why she used uncomfortable and awkward interactions in her films. She said that the comfortable was already known, so why even bother? The uncomfortable … Continue reading

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new year’s eve

I told my friend I felt guilty because I didn’t complete any writing projects this year. I felt like I wasted 2011. She disagreed. Three things that happened in 2011: I stopped drinking. I went to rehab. I committed to … Continue reading

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the holidays

I’ve been thinking about rehab. Dreaming about it. Today I thought of my best friend from rehab. He sent me a text a few days ago asking me to call him and I did and he didn’t answer and he … Continue reading

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