Non-Fiction (Archives)


Why I’m Not Ashamed of My Scar                                                                                             Cosmopolitan

Stop Asking Me to Justify My Food Choices                                                                                               The Establishment

10 Ways to Stay Sober When Everything is Falling Apart                                                               The Fix

Ryan Gosling’s Twitter Followers And Why I Won’t Apologize For Wanting A Woman President

The Inevitable Ugliness Of Alcoholism
The Establishment

Would You Become ‘Un-Addicted’ If You Could?

8 Things I Didn’t Know When I First Got Sober

The Power in Powerlessness

The Big Stigma of Being Depressed and Sober
The Bold Italic

The Irrationality of the Atlantic’s Piece on AA

A Love Letter to Diet Coke

The Myth of Being “Too Young” to Be an Alcoholic/Addict

Making Amends: When You Are Not Forgiven


The Dangers of DXM

-The Fix

The Big Book of Mormon: Recovery in the Church of Latter-day Saints
-The Fix

What Do Our Presidential Candidates Think of the Heroin Epidemic?
-The Fix

AA Isn’t a Cult (But I Could See Why You’d Think That)

Should Drug Testing Be Part of Addiction Treatment

Should AA Be Held Responsible for Sexual Predators in the Rooms?

Why Can’t Anti-Depressants and Recovery Go Together?

How Can We Stop Sexual Harassment in AA


What Type of Drunk Are You

The Q&A: Sarah Hepola, Author of ‘Blackout’

Five Sober Comedians You Should Know

Oscar Winner “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1”: An Interview with Producer Dana Perry


Is a Lack of Bonding the Cause of Addiction?

Movie Review: ‘The Culture High’

Does ‘My Strange Addiction’ Have Anything to Do With Addiction?

Three Great Movies About Addiction

My 10 Favorite Addiction Recovery Memoirs

10 Great Gifts for Someone in Recovery

Blog Posts

Friendly Old White Men Sexism: A Rant
The Gold Standard

5 Ways to Cope with Cravings

How Will Marijuana Legalization Impact My Sobriety?

Does the Holiday Season Challenge Your Sobriety?

5 Crucial Tips for Sober People at Boozy Parties

How Bad is Your Candy Crush Addiction?