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PMS: A Natural Threat to Sobriety

By Kristen Rybandt

I remember slamming things around the kitchen one night and feeling like I’d lost my mind. I was angry about something so minor, I literally can’t remember what it was and I don’t know that I knew then either MORE  

Feeling Like a Tool

By Kristen Rybandt

I remember seeing an Easy Does It bumper sticker on a beat up car years ago and thinking of it as a warning not to push the car too hard or it might come apart in spectacular cartoon fashion. MORE  

To Nitrous or Not To Nitrous

By Kristen Rybandt

The other day my husband and I were talking about this and he said “So what, you’d refuse painkillers if you had surgery?” I recognized a loaded question I know absolutely nothing about, so I said I’ll cross that bridge when (not if) I come to it. MORE  

My First and Last 5K

By Kristen Rybandt

I liked to visualize the alcoholic toxins leaving my body in beads of sweat. MORE  

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