Moderation Management: is it possible or not?

It's an interesting concept, but I'm afraid that some might not be able the concept of "moderate" drinking.

The next AA? Welcome to Moderation Management, where abstinence from alcohol isn’t the answer
There are myriad reasons people fall into addiction, so it makes sense that there might be more than one way out of excessive drinking

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Her Name Is Veda

Meet my sweet new ride. She's named after my godmother, who was quick, witty, upbeat, and had a glorious head of silver hair.

I'm riding 40 miles in the Chicagoland Tour de Cure on June 14, 2015. I'm hoping to raise $2000 for diabetes research and education for the American Diabetes Association.

I need your help to raise this money, and I need Veda's help to make it around the course.

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You'll be redirected to my ADA fundraising page.

Specialized Bicycle Components
Official site featuring Specialized brand road, mountain, and triathlon bikes with bike finder, plus equipment, apparel, technology, team/athlete information, online store, catalog downloads and dealer locator.

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Shame On You, Senator Mark Kirk

I'll remember this on Election Day. If Tammy Duckworth ends up running for your seat, she's got my vote.

PS double-damn shame on you ;)

Rachel Maddow points out major newspapers’ scorching editorials slamming the 47 GOP senators
Rachel Maddow will not let up. She must not let up. Never in American history was a president’s foreign policy negotiations undermined by senators as they did this week with the letter they sent to …

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Some recent pictures from the #TourDeCure kickoff event last week, my winter training rig, and more pictures from my journey with #diabetes.

Please checkout my fundraising page for the #AmericanDiabetesAssociation and help me #StopDiabetes.

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In Album 3/8/15

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The Paranoids In Control Still Too Crazy To Run Things

Amazingly prescient: Hofstadter would be horrified at the current state of American politics, because the paranoids are running Congress but not really doing anything.

Paranoia in American Politics
The extremism that we see today is nothing new, and Hofstadter sums it up well here. The difference is that it seems the paranoids have gained enough power in government to make every issue, no matter how small, an existential struggle for survival regarding which only total victory is an acceptable outcome. Originally shared by […]

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