The more people join, the more there’s a need for editors.

First off, I want to say that I believed that I would be the only one submitting stories to this publication. …


“You couldn’t do it, could you?”

“I will! I just…I just didn’t want to do it now. Mommy will find out. I’ll do it later, I will!”

Evan stormed out of the room with the Ouija board in his hands, still sealed in its box. Even though I said it…


Summer is coming, are you ready?

What’s NA you ask? It stands for non-alcoholic drinks and covers anything that’s at or below 0.5% alcohol. You can get anything from Stouts to IPAs to champagne, the world of non-alcoholic drinks is expanding every day!

For a lot of us, it’s already…


What would it even look like?

06/14/2021

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We’ve heard you loud and clear folks, our characters need more skills, something to make them more relatable. We sat in our offices and brainstormed for days (hours) to come up with the most relatable skill. …


STRATEGIES TO QUIT

As we get vaccinated, the idea of hangouts becomes possible.

If you were lucky enough to get sober during the pandemic, the idea of going back to normal can seem like a daunting task. With everyone getting vaccinated and businesses opening back up, the temptation to drink will be present again, in conditions you can’t control anymore. …


Some expected, but mostly unexpected outcomes.

I thought about streaming for a while; though the amount of time between me deciding to stream on Twitch and actually doing it was embarrassing, and it was all because of self-doubt. What’s unique about me and why would someone follow me? …


Taking control of your fear.

It might be a surprise to you that I’m absolutely terrified in horror games. I mean, I run a Medium publication dedicated to horror, my favorite genre of video game is horror survival so I must be one of the bravest!

While I can watch a guy with a chainsaw…


It was only a matter of time.

You might have some questions right now from the title. What does a beach ball in a pool have to do with alcohol? Didn’t I just write an article about how I’ve forgotten all about drinking?

That’s the great thing about being in recovery- you never quite forget about it…


From thinking about it all the time to forgetting it even existed.

A realization hit me a couple of nights ago- besides the one month last year where I drank, I have been doing this whole sobriety thing for almost two years now. …


Spoiler alert: It’s not just beans.

When I first went vegan in January, it was such a major shift in my diet I actually stopped weight lifting to focus only on what I was eating. I had this idea that weight lifting as a vegan would be hard; I would be forced to drink protein shakes…

Kelly Tompkins

Austin,Texas sober girl. Lover of horror movies, cats, and fitness. Occasional bad poet.

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