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The hardest thing I've ever done

It’s 12:23 am on Friday night. I’m a college student that attends a huge university, I’m single, I’m independent–I should be out partying right now, right?! 1,864 more words

Coming Out Publicly About My Sobriety

Coming out publicly about my sobriety has changed my life. I wish I could tell you that I’d planned it out, that I gave it careful consideration, that I’d done it with a complete understanding of what I was getting into, but I can’t. 595 more words


The Life List 

I could write a memoir of my life story so far. Problem is, who would read it? I’m not famous. I’m socially awkward and wouldn’t know the first thing about sales or promotion. 269 more words

Consent in a non-consent world

At 35, I’m pretty much settled on the basics of what I do and do not like in life. I love hot chocolate made with coconut milk on cold winter days (especially when laced with marshmallows), long hot baths that ease my fibromyalgia, curling up with my sister for a Netflix binge of one of our favourite shows, and hugs from my absolute favourite person in the entire world. 1,796 more words


I’ll have my Intervention with popcorn, thanks

Last night, soon after experiencing a strong urge to watch A&E’s addiction porn Intervention, I found myself absorbed in the heartbreaking struggle of a woman who consumed a litre of vodka each day. 1,644 more words

It's a Cruel, Cruel World, and I'm Living In It

I’m going to share something I’m not very proud of. Big surprise, but I’m not perfect. Sometimes, things go through my head that are cruel. 894 more words

Grieving My Husband

I Love Me Some Yoga Pants….But I’ll Never Be a “Wine Mom”

I’m just going to say it. Motherhood sucks at times. Sometimes I’m on top of the world and deserve a prize. Other times, I’ve earned nothing more than a participation trophy. 1,037 more words