So Rehab Works Better Than I Thought…

When I was at the height of my drinking and using, I had a long-standing joke with my friend Paul that one of these days, Betty Ford is coming to get you in that white stretch limousine…  Watch yourself!  As if she was out driving around in her car, stalking unsuspecting drunks, and kidnapping them    Read more

December 4th, 2015|95 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