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Down And Out

I met a man holding a sign yesterday that said…….Need help with X-Mas and lights and gas. God Bless.Thank you. I was at a very busy street. I pulled over and talked to him. I heard his story and gave … Continue reading

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Nothing In Life Comes Easy

The following entry was written in 2008 in a notebook I just found…… Nothing in life comes easy. There has to be some pain in life so that you may have compassion for others just like you. This is just … Continue reading

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Made A Decision

Made a decision to not drive myself mentally ill by non recovering individuals. I struggle with depression………Gasp! But don’t we all somehow suffer from depression. Addiction suppresses and depresses our ability to think rationally. The struggle is oh so real. … Continue reading

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Denial Of Pain

When I am in physical pain, I lash out at everyone and anyone in my path of self destruction. Pain has no filter. It just comes out as…….hurt people want to hurt people. I want to scream and yell “Can’t … 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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Trusting Yourself

Trust and recovery can take time. I have been working on issues of trusting others lately. Regaining trust can be difficult especially if you are the loved one of the addict. I recently texted these words “Proceed with caution.” She … Continue reading

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God The Pilot

Sometimes life’s flight plans change. I never thought that one day I would walk away from a 17 year nursing career. But I did. I never thought that after 8 years I would be so close to starting a new … Continue reading

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