The addict who wants help gets it.

The heartache and hopelessness that addiction brings upon families cannot be expressed in words, only in tears. It is a feeling of being lost and believing there is nowhere to turn for help. Over and over again promises are made to only be broken again and again. Going to treatment over and over again […]

By |March 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Roller Coaster

Being clean & sober and being in recovery are two very different things. Imagine being clean & sober is a Roller Coaster, exciting, fun and scary at the same time. Now imagine being on that Roller coaster with no bar across your lap or no shoulder harness to keep you from being violently thrown […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pitch black future

Who in their right mind would want to live in a pitch black world where you can’t even see your own hands? Where you are so afraid of moving because you can’t see where you’re going?

Terrified to take the next step in fear of stepping off a cliff, falling into a deep hole or […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


There is an answer for those of you who struggle with addiction or abuse problems. The answer is a life of recovery with other people who have overcome their addiction struggles. The addiction slave master wants you to believe that recovery won’t work for you so why try. This salve master of addiction will […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Emotional Fitness


We put great importance on our financial fitness believing that financial security translates to a satisfied contented life. Gym membership has grown significantly over the years because of people’s desire to get physically fit to increase their muscles. Where do we go and what do we do to build up our emotional fitness? Do […]

By |February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Selfishness of addiction


The mortal enemy of a loving family is active addiction because it robs us of the ability to feel the heartache we are putting our loved ones through.

We might feel that heartache at times but we are too focused on feeding our addiction to do anything about it. The worse part of addiction […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wanting Peace and Serenity

I believe there is something that we all yearn for in our lives whether we are white or black, male or female, rich or poor, democratic or republican. What we all have in common is the desire to be at peace with ourselves and our loved ones. We also want the calmness in this […]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

800lb Marijuana Gorilla in the Room.

It is time to recognize and discuss the 800lb Gorilla in the room, “Marijuana Abuse”. Now that state after state is legalizing the recreational use of Marijuana, we have to look at the consequences of legal Marijuana.

There are approximately 15 million Americans that have an alcohol abuse/addiction problem. Alcohol continues to be the most […]

By |January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unresolved childhood pain, loneliness and heartache.



I was at a recent memorial for a good friend of mine who passed away this month. He had an equal measure of charm, nastiness, love, anger and true caring for others. He was an addict in recovery who had Cancer and got addicted to opiates once again and started to push us away […]

By |December 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

No longer running away.

It’s not life I try to escape from, it’s the pain in my life I sometimes run away from but knowing that if I stop and face my pain I don’t have to run away any more. I abused drugs for many years trying to get away because I didn’t have the wisdom or recovery […]

By |December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments