CRASH LANDING

“So, my Aunt survived a plane crash a few decades ago. And it was just as terrible as you’d imagine, she said. They had to dump fuel out, and people were praying and crying, and it was just an absolutely horrific experience. But every five years or so, she’d get …

YOUTH IS WASTED

I was discussing the current season of the Handmaid’s Tale recently with some gals, and I casually mentioned that if I found myself a handmaid that I like to think I’d be one of the kick-ass ones, who are constantly getting side-eyed for being suspect. A fighter and supporter of …

THE FRAME GAME

Recently I was tooling around running errands while listening to NPR, and the featured show was on the topic of Cognitive Positive Reframing. They were interviewing a woman whose husband was suffering from the effects of Alzheimer’s and she was heartbroken at the fact that he was only a mere …

DAY BY DAY

I want to start treating this little blog like more of an online diary, so I might as well just start doing that. My point being is that this site isn’t necessarily ALL ABOUT BEING SOBER, because my life definitely has other facets, but it is about my life and …

LAST CALL

Lately I’ve been diving more into meditation, and subsequently, I’ve been learning more about impermanence and the acceptance of constant change. These are not natural concepts to me. I like my shit organized and alphabetized and where I left it, thank ya. Unfortunately though, it’s life on life’s terms, isn’t …

WTYF

The other day I saw two of my co-workers talking in the hallway and as I passed them, overheard one of them say, “ask Jen, she’s old“.  Naturally, I couldn’t wait to see what was coming next. A few moments later, the other one of them appeared before me and …