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A Recovering Addicts Works Cited Page (in MLA Format)

by Beit T'shuvah

February 27, 2013 | 1:58 pm

By Ben Spielberg


In the spirit of both midterms and novelty blogs (see my last blog}, I have compiled a bibliography of my life. In AA, we often hear people’s stories in a specific and usually linear fashion. What does your story look like objectively? Let us know in the comments.


Addicted to Redemption, “I Am A Surprisingly Competitive Blog Writer”
November 4th, 2012-Current. Age 22-23.

Beit T’Shuvah, “Successful Sobriety, Recovery, and a Life Worth Getting Out of Bed For”
August 18, 2010. Ages 20-23.

College, “Heroin and Subsequent Withdrawal”
2008. Age 18.

Dad, “Things Are So Normal By Now That Sometimes My Dad Forgets That I’m Sober”
May 6, 1949. Age 0-23.

High School, “Smoking Weed and Drinking Until I Pass Out Feels Better Than Staying Conscious”
2003-2004, 2007-2008. Age 14-18.

Home School, “Depression Weighs Heavy; My Bed is My Only Solace”
2005-2006. Age 15-16.

Middle School, “Traumatic Moments in my Life that May or May Not Have Added Fodder to the Fire of my Growing Addiction”
2001-2003. Age 11-13.

Mom, “A of Psychoanalysis, Law School, and Ballroom Dancing”
n.d. Ages -.75-23.

My Brother, “Just Do It, And More of Max’s Maxims”
April 22, 1984. Age 0-23.

My Sister, “Two Identified Patients, One Family?”
April 12, 1982. Age 0-12, 14-16, 18-19, 21-23.

Tarzana Detox Center, “Kicking for the Last Time”
August 11-18, 2010. Age 20.

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