They passed away before I made it through a successful recovery program, but I still wrote them a letter apologizing for my behavior, I told them how grateful I was for their love and everything they did for me… The
The hurt we cause for ourselves during active addiction is just one side of the coin, the other side is the hurt we caused other people during that time. We simply cannot overlook the emotional and psychological effect our addiction
When I met her, I thought I wouldn’t use dope anymore. I had been clean for a year but then I started using again and then she took my second daughter to Turks and Caicos to raise her around her
Living a disciplined life is sometimes easier said than done but that doesn’t make it unachievable. We are more than capable of righting our wrongs and taking action in continuing to move toward the healthy goals we set for ourselves.
Being disciplined requires a lot of determination and action! We all know that nothing great comes easy but we must keep working at it until it becomes a part of us just like breathing. We cannot continue to run from
Addiction is a disease millions of people in American and even abroad struggle with. Although addiction is a treatable disorder, it is not incurable. Tracking addiction and addiction-recovery are often attempted in our society, however, addiction is very challenging to
When I was in the throes of active addiction, I was sick. Addiction is a sickness. In medical terms, addiction gets classified under mental health, but the word addiction is everyday street language. The medical profession uses the term substance
During my decades of active addiction, I couldn’t go even days without my fix. It all started when I was a young teen and discovered pot. Eventually, pot leads to alcohol abuse and, ultimately, a crack addiction. My problem was
I lived in active addiction for more than twenty-five years of my life. During that time, I had short periods of being clean, but I’m not lying when I tell you that went to rehab twelve times before it stuck.
When I was in the throes of active addiction, a period of my life that is now more than sixteen years behind me, I was on a crash-course to my own demise. There was no talking to me. I had