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Stories heal, and Bucky Sinister. sober since February 19th, 2002 and a veteran of the punk rock and spoken word scene, brings the stories from the trenches about how to get sober, stay sober, and live sober. Still Standingis about the stories that heal you and the hard times that don't kill you. Sinister goes beyond the 12-steps with stories from the misfits, freaks, and weirdos that have come to recovery from a variety of backgrounds - tattoo artists, bartenders, musicians to help answer the What Now? question of living sober. Here are stories that offer guidance and hope to a new generation of people looking to help themselves. Bucky Sinister is a stand-up comedian, performance artist and a poet. He lives in San Francisco, California.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: From Get Up to Still Standing||p. xv|
|Getting Sober Versus Living Sober||p. 1|
|Steps and Anti-Steps||p. 2|
|What Now?||p. 4|
|The Fuck-Its||p. 5|
|Amy Dresner||p. 6|
|More Habits Than a Convent||p. 11|
|Ten Things Every Recovering Addict Should Have||p. 13|
|Act Like Nothing's Wrong||p. 29|
|Seven Habits of Highly Normal People||p. 31|
|Prescription Drugs||p. 37|
|Anger Is Energy||p. 39|
|Jesse M||p. 42|
|Relapse Versus Reality||p. 44|
|Hitting Walls||p. 49|
|Chasing After Your First Recovery||p. 52|
|Finding Your Second Pink Cloud||p. 56|
|Don't Forget to Enjoy Yourself||p. 59|
|Situational Habits||p. 63|
|Jeff H||p. 66|
|Ethel Pancake||p. 68|
|As Long As You Have It All Figured Out||p. 73|
|Hold Fast||p. 75|
|The Great NotMe: Atheism, Higher Powers, and Prayer||p. 83|
|Prayer and Atheists||p. 85|
|NotMy Business||p. 93|
|Tips for the Dreaded Job Interview||p. 96|
|Thirteen Things Every Addict Should Stop Doing||p. 101|
|Coffee, Cigarettes, Porn, Gambling, and Food||p. 113|
|The Addiction Scale||p. 114|
|How Addicts Can Be of Service to Normies||p. 129|
|Time to Give||p. 129|
|Who Helps The Self-Helper?||p. 135|
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