“I’ll Have An Alcohol Free Chardonnay And A Non-Fat Chocolate Brownie. Thank You.”

Some people’s behavior actually reflects this kind of thinking. I’m trying, and failing I think, to imagine the depths of their delusion here. I think that to build up any kind of positive self-image, which, I believe is necessary in order NOT to say things like that, one has to first start with being honestContinue reading ““I’ll Have An Alcohol Free Chardonnay And A Non-Fat Chocolate Brownie. Thank You.””

When Does Sobriety Melt Into A Non-Issue?

If I refer to myself as a non-drinker and identify myself as such, which I do, why do I have to keep making my sobriety a priority? Why do I have to keep devoting mental space and energy to it? Can’t I just get on with the rest of my life already? I understand what’sContinue reading “When Does Sobriety Melt Into A Non-Issue?”

Honest to a Fault

My grandmother used to say to me, “Jenny – you’re honest to a fault.” And I’d say. “So?!” And then she’d say, “That’s exactly what I mean.” And I’d walk away confused as ever. That was then. Today – I’m older and wiser and stuff. I’ve always been direct and blunt and straightforward. I don’tContinue reading “Honest to a Fault”