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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re-entry

written december 30th: home from trip to australia, all seems well on re-entry thus far. though i do have a full inbox that’ll take 1-2 days to fully answer ūüôā it’s also very¬†cold here (like below freezing) while sydney is having a heat wave. sober travel. here’s what it means: remember everything. no missed afternoons. […]

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treats don’t work for me

recently sent this out as a daily¬†micro-email; i’m going to post it here on the blog and add in some of the many emails i’ve received in response.¬† email from good: “i’m totally in the ‘treats don’t work for me’ camp.¬†I eat what I want, when I want, within of course healthy parameters that – […]

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fancy food treats (thank you )

returned to the expensive catering take-out places, for more food research … my ideas: it’s very expensive, which works for that one neighbourhood, but it is still on the very top end of acceptable in terms of expense (and might even be OVER that threshold), the food is homemade and fresh, it is very very […]

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“i believe in moderation”

email from ashley:¬† “Belle, what if I don’t think [that drink] was wolfie? I guess I feel confused. I haven’t had any drinks since that night because I really haven’t wanted one accept last night. But I forgot and didn’t have one. I guess I feel like I believe in moderation. Since I’ve been going […]

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