It isn’t always easy to be sober when it feels like the rest of the world is throwing a party without you. Here’s what I’ve learned in almost nine years of being alcohol-free.
There is no “before and after.” Antidepressants are not a life sentence, nor are they a miracle cure. I’m the one who’s been here all along, medicated and otherwise.
I hopped onto Amazon and started searching “vintage ’90s Crayola fashion model stencil,” ready to throw down my credit card in a heartbeat. I could already picture myself tracing those familiar models and drawing new outfits on them.