John talks about an e-mail he received from a marketing group promoting a reformed drug addict. Turns out, after visiting this aspiring motivational speaker's website, he realizes this guy may not be fully on the level.

July 10, 2019

55. Breathe, Asshole

John discusses having a hard work week, control issue anxiety, and life coaches. Also, something about how plucking nose hairs is unhealthy? It's weird.

For Fourth of July, John has made this episode the length of time it takes for the charcoal in your grill to heat up and be ready. You're welcome.

Also, he talks about his girlfriend's surgery, getting advice from more than one source and a podcast episode about Naloxone.

As the podcast starts its second year, John discusses labels: addiction as a disease, are you an alcoholic/addict or not, in recovery or recovered.

June 19, 2019

52. Shut Up, Brain.

John spends this episode getting out of his own head.

John discusses an unfortunate NFL player name, how we should strive to know less, and his sobriety date.

John discusses why meditation is not something you should pursue and then says "but..." He also talks about a dark recovery meme Instagram account, because that's a thing that exists.

John discusses having a heavy "I told you so" day, Conan O'Brien's podcast, and Oklahoma vs Johnson & Johnson.

John discusses his new bed, Skyrim, Naloxone in Texas, and how to act with a friend who may have relapsed.

John talks about being sick, Facebook comments and being sober at parties. He closes the episode talking about Game of Thrones.

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