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for my sister, part I

A few weeks ago, my sister sent me an email about my one year. She said she loved me and I said it, too. I hadn’t heard from her in a while. I left her a voicemail on her birthday … Continue reading

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you never know

One of the reasons I went to treatment was because I quit my job to write and didn’t spend one day in 5 months writing. Not one hour. I woke up on March 1st and looked at the calendar on … Continue reading

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whole and perfect

I told my friend she didn’t have to sit in a corner alone and figure herself out and then come back to the community and present herself, whole and perfect. She could ask questions. She could read. She could have … Continue reading

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too high a bottom

Sometimes I feel like I had too high a bottom. I’ve heard people in meetings say this, too. I haven’t had a machete in one hand and shotgun on the counter next to me as I drank straight from a … Continue reading

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