July 2011

At Home in the World

After hiding out from the world while drinking, she got sober and was finally able to make her dreams come true

Some nights, I still sit in the dark, but not because I'm hiding from the world with a bottle of vodka within reach, rather because the power goes off frequently where I'm living in East Africa. I used to do this especially toward the end of my drinking. I would turn my apartment lights off while I was drinking so that no one would think I was home.

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