Day 1,107: YJ + TY KU = WTFF

There are two things in life I love: yoga, and being judgmental. So when Laura and Holly alerted me to Yoga Journal's big new heavily promoted advertorial partnership with TY KU Sake, aka "The Official Drink of Apres Yoga," I simply could not wait to learn more. Let's take a look, shall we? First, here's the image on the TY…

Day 1,073: Going Long

"Physical pain?" my shrink says. "None," I answer. "Fatigue?" "A little." It's a standard inventory that she goes through every week, with all her patients, not just me. (Well, I don't think it's just me. Oh my god. Do you think it's just me?) A list of life elements to which I answer lots, some, a little, or none. Depression, anxiety,…

Day 1,047: Glittering Podcast Stardom

As one more step toward my childhood dream of becoming a famous alcoholic, I sat down with the wonderful guys from the Since Right Now podcast to talk about lots of stuff, including drinking, sobriety, writing, running, and the impossibility of thinking your way out of addiction. Also about buying chicken in Italy, what A.A. has in…

Day 1,040: A Higher Class of Slog

Something I wrote on day 187 was quoted on another website this week as advice to someone who just hit 9 months and is having that sloggish feeling. You know the one. Some of the difficulty of getting sober has worn off, but so has some of the novelty. You haven't gotten that pony you wanted yet--and worse,…