Tag: Health

My Cirrhosis Is Not Your Litmus Test

This is really becoming one of my biggest fears, where people reach out to me and ask my symptoms for liver failure. It’s not that I dislike talking about it, or that I’m ashamed. Actually, it’s quite the opposite. It seems most people reach out to inquire about my symptoms, so that they may self-diagnose

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Healthy Habit Building

Recovery from addiction is not entirely about building a life free from chemical dependency, but it also deals a great lot in building new healthy habits. The newest of mine is reading. Sometimes I feel like a Burgess Meredith character in the Twilight Zone just trying to steal a few more minutes of time -a

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My 18 Months Sober and The Biggest Gift It Came With

Well, #soberoctober has come to a close, and hopefully, you all made it through relatively unscathed. For me, it was a month of both struggles and rewards; both in dramatic extremes. When I was diagnosed with cirrhosis, it was at such a stage that doctors were not even considering that I might live past 90

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