Things That Happened on I-5

I love to travel.  I guess most people do.  One of my favorite things in life is waking up in a new city, a new climate.  When I was 18, the summer after my my freshman year at UC San Diego, my mother bought me a 1982 Honda Accord with her tax return.  As a transplant    Read more

November 26th, 2015|765 Comments

Here’s to a Sober Holiday…

It’s a well-known fact that the holidays can be depressing–even for people who don’t struggle with addiction.  I think everyone gets to feel shitty about themselves at some point during the holidays.  But it still sucks when you’re the one who feels anxious, angry, inferior, sad or lonely.  The pervasive expectation that this is the    Read more

November 23rd, 2015|8 Comments

I’m a Social Drinker…

I am not one of those people who think no one should drink. If you enjoy your drinkies, by all means, I want you to have what you want and be happy. But because I’ve been sober for a long time, I often get asked, “Do YOU think I have a problem?” First thing you    Read more

November 10th, 2015|6 Comments