Category Archives: Courage

Brush It Off

Brushing off addiction. I have a dirty little secret. Hidden deep within the passages of my brain.  The monster is killing me….breaking me down. Something happened last week to cause the anger monster come out. Yelling and screaming. Being lied … Continue reading

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The Power Of Reaching Out

There is power in reaching out for help. I have been undergoing a difficult season in my life. Dealing with medical issues and going to college at the same time. Last week a Professor had to point out that what … Continue reading

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This Is The Last Time

I told two strangers that this was the last time I was going to tell my story.  I had no idea that these individuals were related. My story goes back six years. Slowly my life gets better but yet the … Continue reading

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Finding The Support You Need

Fall semester recently restarted for me. On the first day of class I made amends with a 46 year old classmate but quickly retracted it in less than 24 hours. I am 5 years older than her. She has tried … Continue reading

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The Moment

When did you realize that enough was enough? What was the defining moment?  Your rock bottom was the moment that you knew something had to change. I can compare my rock bottom to jumping off a cliff without a safety … Continue reading

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Back To The Basics

Sometimes I need a little reminder to go back to the basics. Today was exactly one of those days where I went……..I need to start with a clean slate. I had to deal with two issues with classmates. I knew … Continue reading

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What’s Your One Word?

I have decided to choose one word to focus on for the rest of the year. That one word is RESPECT. When I show others respect, I hope to be respected. One word can be a game changer. It is … Continue reading

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