Audio: Having a Crappy Time

This is Sober Podcast Episode #179 for my weekly sober podcast series. We all have a negative voice in our head, that says things like “this bad thing is going to be like this forever.” So if everyone has that voice, it turns out that pouring alcohol on it makes it louder. Much louder. Thanks to […]

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Sober tools: what helps, and what doesn’t

originally published on Medium image source Sober tools: what helps, and what doesn’t (Stop fucking around with houses built out of straw) M (day 1 sober) writes: Belle, I keep trying all these things to help me be sober and nothing works. I just spent $100 on vitamins. I’ve been to the one-day, quit-drinking workshop. I […]

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Audio: Group Call

I recently recorded a one hour LIVE group call as a special bonus for book owners. And what a great call. I spoke for the first half hour, and then opened up the line for Q&A. Questions included: how long until you feel better, when is a good time to become a vegetarian, is being long-term […]

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every minute feels like forever

from me: a couple of days ago, i invited you to send me an email if you’d never emailed before, or never posted a comment on my blog. i specifically wanted to invite lurkers, silent-readers, keep-to-yourself types, and non-reaching-out-ers to … well, to reach out.  I said i’d pick two emails, and would send personalized audio […]

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day 1: don’t toss it away

from my inbox E (not yet a penpal): “Hi, My day 1 feels like a long time ago now. but it’s only been 146 days. and each one is easier than day 1 was. they’re not all perfect, some are hard, and on some of them, I wish I could crawl into a hole or […]

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