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Maddy Demberg

Service With a Smile

By Maddy Demberg

You have to give it away to keep it. MORE  

Philip Seymour Hoffman, RIP

By Maddy Demberg

Why am I choking back tears when an actor I never knew personally dies of an overdose? MORE  

Compulsive Shopping 101

By Maddy Demberg

I know buying everything and obsessively thinking it'll turn me into a better me is just chasing another high. Maybe it's a problem, but maybe it's just who I am. MORE  

Unraveling The Riddle of Anorexia

By Maddy Demberg

It's time to change the way we talk about anorexia and eating disorders MORE  

Pain Medication

By Maddy Demberg

A broken arm leads to a hospital and a decision—pain medication or a spiritual path? MORE  

From Raped Child to Recovering Food Addict

By Maddy Demberg

After I was raped at the age of 11, food became my enemy and my master. Part of my recovery has been to engage with food in a sober way. MORE  

Steps Not Hugs!

By Maddy Demberg

Working the actual program of AA is far more effective than the touchy-feely hugging-it-out program I worked for years. MORE  

Let Me Tell You a Story

By Maddy Demberg

In recovery, the war stories we tell and hear can divert us from the solution. MORE  

From Long-Term Recovery to Long-Term Relapse

By Maddy Demberg

After 17 years of being sober in AA, I went out for five years. Now I'm sober once again. This time, I have a better grasp of what that means. MORE  

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