I never thought I’d be writing a “just say no” essay. All my life I’ve just said yes. I said yes to open marriages, to once-a-month benders in exotic locales, to peeing onstage, all of which I celebrated in writing that was unapologetic and uncensored: My life was an open book, and my books were an open life. I never felt shame, like an addict, or hid things like one. But I never told anyone about my addiction to pills — until this very moment, telling you.

My life in Xanax, by Lisa Carver - Salon.com
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