“So, what do you do?”

It’s not a trick question. Everybody asks you that, from the time you’re out of high school or college. Somehow our identities are defined by what we do professionally. For someone like me, who hasn’t worked full-time in more than a year, this question gets awkward for meeting new people in the Charleston area. IContinue reading ““So, what do you do?””

“Coming out”: How SMART!

Some of you know this about me; some of you don’t. I have a history of struggling with alcohol abuse. I’m in recovery, and one of the things I’ve discovered in sobriety is the SMART Recovery program, which you can learn more about here. Basically, it’s a peer support system, similar to 12-step programs. It’sContinue reading ““Coming out”: How SMART!”