Category Archives: Sober living

Most of @JeffPassan ‘s article, I agree with.


I understand he’s revised his opening ‘graf to reflect some concerns he got on his twitter account, so I’d encourage you to re-read the column as it is here, right now 1. “The worst part about Josh Hamilton’s relapse is that he … Continue reading

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So, this little room’s more crowded than usual…


Hi, everyone. I see many of you got Sady Doyle‘s invite to my blog. Jeebus *perspires* Sady Doyle is awesome, and I love the way she writes at Tiger Beatdown because I too write in a loud, fast, hectic, way. … Continue reading

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Bisexual women more at risk for all the good stuff


e.g. alcoholism and depression (h/t) Jezebel. w00t! As a bisexual woman who is a recovering alcoholic and periodically deals with depression, I am DELIGHTED to know that there are other miserable queer women out there. Let’s get together and eat stuff … Continue reading

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Catherine Drinker Bowen: Writers Doing It Right #3


Because the only thing I like better than successfully developing a series of blog posts is to start a theme and then abandon it, I’ve decided to start a Writers Doing it Right series. Part #1 is here, Part 2 is … Continue reading

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Today was the last day.


Well, four years ago was just a day…I woke up, I was miserable, I got drunk. Today is the fourth anniversary of my last drink. Last year I told my story over at Harpyness, (t/w for discussion of drinking and … Continue reading

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PTSDumbass


[ETA: I feel like a total PTSDumbass.] One of the fun things about traumatic experiences and recurring mental health issues is their tendency to sprout new heads when you think you’ve done slayed them all. For example, the time just … Continue reading

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Ayuh, I met some Mainahs


Something about a real New England accent makes me assume everyone I meet who has one is a longshore dock worker. And they should be weyarin a knit cayhp, ideally, and probably carrying a hahpoon but naut in a threatening … Continue reading

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Reverb 10 – Day 4


December 4 – Wonder. How did you cultivate a sense of wonder in your life this year? (Author: Jeffrey Davis) This is totally trampling on tomorrow’s prompt, but I was pretty awed by the way things fell into place when … Continue reading

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Day 3


December 3 – Moment. Pick one moment during which you felt most alive this year. Describe it in vivid detail (texture, smells, voices, noises, colors). (Author: Ali Edwards) I’d say the moment I felt most alive in 2010 was at a … Continue reading

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