A bruised ego requires immediate medical treatment. Take one peanut butter and bacon burrito orally.
“There, do you feel better?”
“Now eat a snickers, make some tea, some a cigarette, and go to bed. Tomorrow, do a better job, k?”
OK, but I still feel dumb and embarrassed.
“Remember what T said. Any day an alcoholic doesn’t drink is a howling success. Did you drink today?”
“Did you do any drugs today?”
“Well there you go, then.”
“Did you just eat a bacon and peanut butter burrito?”
“There’s that smile, big guy! See? You’re going be OK, kiddo!”