Sober memes are thriving in addiction and sobriety communities despite the popularity of viral drug and alcohol jokes

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Social media is rife with memes about young adult tendencies including over-eating, over-drinking, and obsessing about someone who didn’t text back.
Online communities of those struggling with addiction and recovery gather stories of progress and triumph on hashtags and accounts that are often serious and deeply personal.
In addition to the serious side of posts about sobriety, accounts like @sobergrind on Instagram delight followers with the funny and often unflattering reality of life in recovery. 
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“It’s funny how drinking 8 cups of water a day seems impossible but 7 beers and 5 shots in two hours goes down like a fat kid on a seesaw,” reads a screenshot of a tweet pictured on Instagram.

Out of context, the post just sounds like a crude punchline to justify binge drinking. But on the Fat Jewish‘s page, which is 10.4-million followers strong, it struck a relatable note for many, earning more than 400,000 likes.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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