Tag Archives: addiction

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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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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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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Day By Day

Day by day I am faced by the good, the bad, and the ugliness of humanity. No one really knows my struggles. The struggles of recovery in a world filled of addiction is real. No matter which way we turn……there … Continue reading

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Being Sensitive To The Needs Of Others

Last Sunday I was really offended in church. I went up for prayers for healing. I was the first in this one particular line. The woman said “Hurry up! There are people in line behind you.” If I bit my … Continue reading

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Finding Our Voices

I cannot help but find my voice once again. I need to speak up when I am hurt by the actions of others. I need to be given the opportunity to express my hurts and hang ups to those closest … Continue reading

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The Breakthrough

I suffer from PTSD caused not from war but from a personal trauma that only a small number of other individuals have ever experienced. I did not cause it. It found me. One single moment left a scar so deep … Continue reading

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