I Thought I Was Different, I was Unique

Guest blogger, Rose Landes, joins us again with another inspiring and insightful blog post. This week, she explores the self perception of feeling different, lonely – especially as a young person struggling with addiction and how that changed to a feeling of belonging through the recovery community. Now a parent, this mom has a unique […]


My addicted life and the road to healing

My grandfather used to say that if they invented a new addiction I would quickly pick it up. He was right. When I was young I did many things to hurt myself not realizing how much I hurt others too. But at that time, I was too full of self-loathing to notice anything that wasn’t […]


Need to Need

We want most what we already have, it’s the addiction within the addiction, the enigma draped in ostrich feathers. Denial through rigorous premeditation, if I subtract my faults, I in turn am less. – From one grave to the next, we shamble hungry and inchoate. It’s Sisyphus all over again, the need for redundancies, the […]


What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger…or does it?

That seems to be the catch-all answer for anyone who’s having a hard day or going through a tough time in their lives. What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger.  It makes sense, you survive the trial and you’re a better person because of it.  We all have trials in our lives that tax us, […]