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The Sixth Year: American Sigh Story

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The Most Exciting News in the World (Plus Q&A)

I still can’t believe I actually get to write this post. But here goes. This is pretty much the most exciting, terrifying, holy-shit-this-mix-of-emotions-is-going-to-make-me-burst-into-tears announcement I’ve ever made in my life, and so I’m just going to blurt this on to your lap before I spend another half-hour dancing around the house with excitement.

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Operation Quit Drinking

So, just about a hundred days ago, I stopped drinking.

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The One With the Eating Disorder

Hating my body was the easiest thing in the world.

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Here’s an extremely unsettling picture of me to set the mood

 

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The Best TV Shows of 2017

So, it’s that time of the year once more. I may not have been the most positive I’ve ever been about TV this year – between the outright awfulness of Doctor Who, to the sproadic weirdness of Vikings, to the who-the-fuck-knows-seriously of American Horror Story, I seem to have spent a lot of time exasperated with the small screen. But I still love my TV,  we’re closing out on 2017 and for once, I feel like being a little positive. So let’s take a look at my ten best shows of the year!

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Ruthless Release Announcement!

Whee! Happy Tuesday, one and all – and if you need something to warm you up in these cold-ass winter months, I have just the thing for you.

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Ruthless Release Date and Cover Reveal!

Hello, Guignoleers (does that work? It doesn’t. I’ll come up with something better soon, I promise)! I know most of you are around here for the relentless TV snark and shouting at Stephen King books, and I thank you for that, but what if I told you I wrote books of my own? And what if I told you that one of those books was coming out in a week’s time?

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Operation Quit Smoking, Part Eight

So, I’m recently back from a holiday in Spain to visit my parents:

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You’re jealous, I can tell

And a new milestone hit in my great quit smoking diaries. Which is, well, that I unquit for a little bit.

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Operation Quit Smoking, Part Seven

I think, right now, I’m where I want to be when it comes to smoking.

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Relevant: my skin has cleared THE FUCK UP since I went off cigarettes, in case you, like me, needed a completely superficial reason to stop. That’s why I can reasonably squeeze in this actually nice picture of myself.

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The First Year

So, it’s been just over a year since I finished university – I graduated in June 2016, which feels like an almost comically long time ago now. And, in the months that have intervened, I have found things…well, different.

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