Day 20: On My Impressive Capacity for Self-Pity

It's Day 20 and boy oh boy, am I feeling sorry for myself. The level of self-pity is impressive, really. The thing is, it's not exactly because I want to drink. I kind of don't want to drink. It's because I want something else to fill that space and I haven't figured out what it…

Warning: Alanis Morissette Coming At You

I apologize in advance for quoting Alanis Morissette at you. I'd like to think of myself as someone who quotes Lydia Davis at you instead, and if she ever has anything fucking useful to say about sobriety, maybe I will. But in the meantime--you know that song 'Thank You'? Where she's telling herself to get…