Things to Accomplish in 2017


Here’s a list of my goals for 2017, broken down into smaller goals; I repeat some goals from “Three Goals for Age 29“, and”bucket list“, but there are also some new ones. This is stickied so I see it regularly, but feel free to read it.

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Site Guide


WELCOME Hi! Welcome to She-Who-Hears.Net and its off-shoot, the Learning to Live Sober blog. Both blogs are written by me, Joss, a 29 year old who’s passionate about living a life that reflects her values and her potential. I have a lot of struggles in my life right now – health, sobriety, and education – these […]

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Sobriety Week 5: Is delayed withdrawal a thing?


Sorry that I haven’t been around much or commenting much lately, I’ll catch up when I’m feeling better. Props to past me for getting a sponsor and pre-planning posts. I’m 40 days sober. My relapse was brief, and was on spice (k2/synthetic marijuana), bath salts, various psychostimulants, and alcohol. Everything besides alcohol was new to […]

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Compare and despair


  When I’m in Narcotics Anonymous, I feel like I was too much of an alcoholic and, for lack of a more appropriate word “innocent”. Not even close to everyone in N.A. is a former criminal, but when I do get into “what is used to be like” conversations, I’m just over here as a […]

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The Blue Sky Tag


Knight was gracious enough to tag me in this, and provided some amazing questions; Here are my answers and tags for others, feel free to answer as you wish: Here are the rules: Give 11 questions Tag as many people as you want Answer the 11 questions given to you Questions: What is the most beautiful […]

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Only children see


Mindset replaces truth Cataracts blind eyes with age Only children see   Forget your shorthand Don’t let programming lead you Unlearn how to be you.  

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Gaelynn Lea on Sexuality and Disability


Gaelynn Lea is an amazing woman. Go check out a few of her songs (here and here), and listen to her in an interview/read this piece. I’ve never met her, but one day, I hope to be Gaelynn-Lea-level awesome. She’s talented, intelligent, and good at being a human being. (To clarify what “good at being a […]

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Lila


Originally posted on Two Voices In One Transmission:
Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun. – Alan Watts We’re playing the game all wrong.  All of us.  The most embarrassing part about it is the fact that we invented the game but got so caught up in playing it…

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Drugrehab.com


Recently, someone from drugrehab.com reached out to me about potentially collaborating, which is super-exciting. What’s even better are the resources provided on the site, the first thing I’m struck by is their free e-book on sobriety, found here, which is a wonderful dossier on the process of getting sober. I really wish I had found […]

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“The Healing Improvisation of Hair” – Jay Wright


If you undo your do you wóuld be strange. Hair has been on my mind. I used to lean in the doorway and watch my stony woman wind the copper through the black, and play with my understanding, show me she cóuld take a cup of river water, and watch it shimmy, watch it change, […]

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