I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.
"I'm young, I just got this house, I worked hard for this house, and now an earthquake is possibly going to take it out."
Getting off heroin is one thing, facing the consequences and damage of the years you spent on drugs is another.
And then finally stop.
Some advice on how best to support your loved ones.
It’s great that sharks, whales, and sea otters are bouncing back in some marine areas. But it may also increase human-wildlife conflicts.
One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, the normal.
I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19—but you'd never guess that from scrolling through my Instagram feed.