Day 86

Devastation. Shock. Heartbreak. Disbelief. Anger. Underneath it all, fear. On November 8th, 2016, the unthinkable happened in the US. I didn’t want to be sober while it was happening, while at the same time recognizing with gratitude how much more difficult and painful it would have been while drinking. I stayed sober. I’m so glad. I […]

Day 79

Trying to remember love and compassion lately. I know logically that behind most poor behavior and Things that Really Piss Me Off are someone else’s very real problems that I know nothing about. A few women at work that I often think of as “evil” and “the worst people ever” are the way they are because of […]