Category: Recovery

Why swimming hard for an unknown shore might just save your life

Why swimming hard for an unknown shore might just save your life

You can only ever work with what you have, right? The experiences you've gone through during your life (and the conclusions you've drawn from them) are what you’re going to pull from as you interact with the world. What else would you know to do?  If you've been told your whole life that a red … Continue reading Why swimming hard for an unknown shore might just save your life

The Pretty Pink Cupcake that makes me want to Vomit

The Pretty Pink Cupcake that makes me want to Vomit

I don't know when I first heard this particular phrase - the one that literally makes my stomach drop like maggots are suddenly plummeting from the sky. This statement is a big fat rationalization. A quick attempt to make the adults involved feel more comfortable. Like someone slathering pretty pink frosting on a cupcake made … Continue reading The Pretty Pink Cupcake that makes me want to Vomit

This is one action you must take to give the addict you love a chance at Recovery

This is one action you must take to give the addict you love a chance at Recovery

If you've ever loved an alcoholic or addict, I bet you know that desperate desire to help and heal and fix them. You'd give your left kidney, the marrow in your bone, the air currently residing in your lungs at this exact moment - if that would do the trick and make them better. Maybe … Continue reading This is one action you must take to give the addict you love a chance at Recovery

Here’s why you gotta keep that trash off your lawn

Here’s why you gotta keep that trash off your lawn

My dad overdosed on heroin a couple years ago. And a mixture of paramedic power, Narcan, and, most importantly, the will of a Higher Power brought him around and kept him on this planet. 🌍 And since bad news seems to travel faster than germs in a daycare center, I heard about the overdose pretty … Continue reading Here’s why you gotta keep that trash off your lawn

Top 5 Reasons why Addiction is the Zombie Virus

Top 5 Reasons why Addiction is the Zombie Virus

I'm going to give it to you straight: I'm a little weirdly obsessed with zombie shows. The challenges faced by the survivors? The inevitable character growth? Yes, please! Pass the popcorn - I'm overly committed! 🍿 So when this addiction = the zombie virus comparison popped into my head, I tried to walk away from … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons why Addiction is the Zombie Virus