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How to Be Perfect Like Me

Dana Bowman (author)

ISBN: 9781942094715

Publication Date: Aug 2018

Format: Paperback

In this funny and revealing follow-up to her best-selling book Bottled, Dana Bowman reflects on how we live in a society of excess, always pushing ourselves to do and be better. However, it doesn't take her long to realize that self-care and getting over herself is the key to happiness.
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Recover. Rinse. Repeat.

Dana Bowman can't escape the lure of perfectionism, trying to be a flawless wife, mother, and person in recovery. When Dana experiences a short-lived relapse during the Christmas holiday, she has the startling realization that recovery is more than just giving up alcohol. In this funny and revealing follow-up to her best-selling book Bottled, Dana reflects on how we live in a society of excess, always pushing ourselves to do and be better. However, it doesn't take her long to realize that self-care and getting over herself is the key to happiness.

  • Written with humor and laugh-out-loud sarcasm offering a refreshing perspective on an issue affecting everyone in society
  • Dana Bowman's first book, Bottled: A Mom's Guide to Early Recovery, published by Central Recovery Press, was chosen as a 2016 Kansas Notable Book.
  • Author is a prolific and personable writer with a rapidly growing following and social media presence. Her successful site momsieblog.com receives up to 12,000 visitors a month.
Pages 264
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Aug 2018
Publisher Central Recovery Press
Subject/s Family & health   Addiction & therapy   Biography & True Stories   Illness & addiction: social aspects  
Dana Bowman is a long-time English teacher and part-time professor at the department of English at Bethany College, Kansas. Author of the popular mombsieblog.com, she leads and presents workshops on both writing and addiction, with a special emphasis on being a woman in recovery while parenting young children. She lives in Lindsborg, Kansas, with her husband, two young boys, and two neurotic cats. She is very active in her church. Last Christmas she played the part of Mary, and is still in recovery from the pressure. She is grateful her church family loves her, because at times she can be as neurotic as her cats.

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