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Marilyn Spiller Marilyn Spiller

Marilyn Spiller is a sobriety blogger, and the Director of Marketing for Sanford House Recovery for Women in Grand Rapids, MI. She writes a sobriety blog called Waking Up the Ghost, a humorous and honest look at her wobbly journey toward recovery. She can be reached on Facebook at Waking Up the Ghost; on Twitter @MarilynSpiller and at www.wakinguptheghost.com.
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Choosing Your Friends Wisely in Recovery

Choosing Your Friends Wisely in Recovery My best friend and I quit drinking at ...

I’ll Be Sober for The Holidays…

I’ll Be Sober for The Holidays… Sung to the tune of “I’ll be Home ...

The Art of Alcoholism

The Art of Alcoholism My friend Tall Girl and I were having an email ...

Regrets of the Alcoholic (Don’t Go There)

Regrets of the Alcoholic (Don’t Go There)

Regrets of the Alcoholic (Don’t Go There) In what is probably my least favorite ...

Snarky and Sober? Letting Go of Resentment and Anger in Recovery

Snarky and Sober? Letting Go of Resentment and Anger in Recovery Here’s the good ...

Acing the Sober Holiday Endurance Test!

Acing the Sober Holiday Endurance Test! I was stressing about Christmas to my friend ...

Holiday Sober Gift Giving

Holiday Sober Gift Giving When I was in college, I had a boyfriend whose ...

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