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The same day I took my month sobriety coin to work so I could show a friend, the same week I had a good conversation with Thom about honesty and his remaining anxieties about my drinking, a few days before … Continue reading

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The snowflakes melt on my face like tears. I am floating in the river. The emptiness inside makes me buoyant. The current tries to take me north but I get stuck along the wall. My life is controlled by friction … Continue reading

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So might as well make it official. Yesterday, Thom got home from a brunch I skipped to find me passed out on the floor with empty whiskey and wine bottles. He had to call a friend to help carry me … Continue reading

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The Beast in Me

“The beast in me Is caged by frail and fragile bars Restless by day And by night rants and rages at the stars God help the beast in me The beast in me Has had to learn to live with … Continue reading

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Supplanting another’s consciousness is a delicate balance of exploring and yielding. Because all memories are stored in meaningful layers within the folds of the brain, I do not have access to the entirety of  my new past all at once. … Continue reading

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Friday Night (de)Lights

TGIF… might as well let it all hang out. (4ish days was a good run.) 

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Couples Counseling

… is not something I enjoy. It tends to muddy the waters rather than provide clarity. I’ll admit some of the conversation is helpful, but I still end the sessions with my anxiety cup over-flowing. I’m proud to say that … Continue reading

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