Category Archives: New Beginnings

Doing The Right Thing

Sometime next week I will be blowing the whistle on my College for a violation in the Americans with Disabilities act. If life could be all so simple. I sat down and was interviewed for the next level of my … Continue reading

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Dear Younger Me Not In Recovery

Dear younger me: Don’t be so quick to get into the in crowd. One day you’ll be all by yourself. Don’t ┬ábe so quick to cover up your pain. Pain is a good thing. It means you’re still breathing. Don’t … Continue reading

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What Are You Downloading Into Your Life?

I have been busy processing my life and where it is headed in my recovery. Now more than ever I have to stick to the program of recovery. Stress can be a cause of relapse. I should be happy but … 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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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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Cherished Legacies

Because there is more to this life I have decided to start another blog that is a little different than this one….. Come and join me. https://cherishedlegacies.wordpress.com/2016/08/02/first-blog-post/

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The Encourager

The encourager as a happiness style is not my style. I found myself in what used to be an uncomfortable place…..A funeral home. Yesterday the words and actions of a grieving widow will stay with me for the rest of … Continue reading

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