This whole “life” thing would’ve been a lot easier, for me and everyone else, if only my parents had kept paint-stripper under the kitchen sink instead of premium Polish vodka. At least that’s what I tell myself I was looking for all those years ago. I love the smell of paint-stripper. Vodka is a stripper in it’s own right. Here […]


Written by Ellen Sanders   Masks and dreams of days long past; monsters creep, they always last. Dances that were never real, but seemed a way to make me feel. I crawl and crawl in mud so deep. I wake and know I did not sleep. The gloves are off; I’ll fight no more. I need […]

An Open Letter to My Drug Addicted Mother

When I was a child, like many other children, I learned that drugs are wrong. They are not something to be played with. They ruin lives. That notion has stuck with me, unwavering, in my 25 years of life. I know that belief is embedded in my mind. My problem lies within the fact that […]

How to Recover from a Gambling Addicition

Many people can enjoy gambling without it becoming a major problem, but for other people over time can develop a Gambling Addiction which can ruin their lives.  The urge to gamble can be overwhelming and can lead to someone lie, steal, blow all their life savings and miss out on the rest of their lives. […]