Reverb 10, Day 30: Gift

Over the month of December, I am taking part in Reverb 10, and the daily prompt for today from is this:
Gift.
This month, gifts and gift-giving can seem inescapable. What's the most memorable gift, tangible or emotional, you received this year?
OH. MY. GOD.

My bad attitude isn't waning.

I QUIT DRINKING, AND REVERB 10 KEEPS BRINGING IT UP, WHICH, FINE, OKAY, I GET THAT, BECAUSE QUITTING DRINKING WAS PRETTY DAMN DEFINING AND SPECIAL AND LIFE-CHANGING, BUT I'M JUST NOT IN THE MOOD TO KEEP TALKING ABOUT IT, AND I'M ALSO JUST NOT IN THE MOOD TO DEFLECT THE TOPIC BY PRETENDING SOMETHING ELSE WAS MY GREAT AND PRECIOUS GIFT, SO, GODDAMNIT, MY MOST MEMORABLE GIFT THIS YEAR WAS GIVEN TO ME BY MYSELF, OKAY, AND IT WAS SOBRIETY.

I almost feel driven to run to the kitchen and suck down a bottle of vanilla extract, except I won't, because a) that's disgusting, and b) we only have the cheap stuff, which would probably make me go blind or something.

*throws down mic*

*stomps off stage*

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PS.  I hello-kittied the Palinode.