Author Archives: Robert Crisp

About Robert Crisp

Just a lad who likes to create.

Back in the Sober Blogging World

Hello, all. I’ve created a new blog, Recovery102. I won’t update this one anymore, but I’ve removed the privacy filter so others can find it and hopefully learn from my experiences and story. It’s good to be back. I hope … Continue reading

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Blogging Break

I’ve had the feeling since December that I need a blogging break. School starts next week, and I have some creative projects that I want to focus on. Could I do both? Maybe, and if so, I’ll return sooner rather … Continue reading

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Two Lists (Part Two)

So here I am at 4:38 AM, drinking water, and staring rather blankly at the computer screen (well, I was until I began typing). My dog woke me up for a 3:30 AM pee break, and I was completely awake … Continue reading

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Two Lists

A while back, Time and the Bottle posted two interesting lists regarding drinking and sobriety. The first list was “What I Want from Sobriety” and the second was “What I Expect from Drinking.” On the eve of my one-year sobriety date, … Continue reading

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I Caught Your Eye (poem)

I normally don’t post my fiction or poetry here, but I wanted to share some good news. I published my first *poem in MockingHeart Review. You can check it out here, if you’re so inclined. So far, I have two more … Continue reading

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2016 – Sober, Active, Creative, Kind

S.A.C.K. – it’s not the world’s best acronym, but it’ll do. I couldn’t come up with just one word for the year, as some have done, but the four words sober, active, creative, represent how I want to live out … Continue reading

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Family + Holidays – Drinking…

…= not so bad. Not great, mind you, but it’s family. It’s not supposed to be all smooth sailing, with or without alcohol in the picture: I didn’t spend a week with my family (mother, father, brother and his daughter, and my … Continue reading

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