A Letter To An Addicted Colleague

When you walked up to me with a three-day old IV-port and told me that you were on daily pethidine for severe peptic ulcer disease, I suspected something fishy.

https://barefootmeds.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/a-letter-to-an-addicted-colleague/

thoughts

Even though I tried to quit many, many times over the last 10 years, there are only 2 times that have left a lasting impression.  The first being September 18, 2013 to April 1, 2015.  My first big step into the sober arena.  It was where I met all you wonderful bloggers.  AA is/was not […]

https://danglingontheedge.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/thoughts-2/

codependency and alcoholism – parallel diseases

Someone posted this on the Sober Recovery message board. It is 1000% true and something that I finally realized. Maybe if you try and think of codependency and alcoholism as similar problems, then you can understand why it is just as hard to get rid of someone you love no matter how much of a […]

https://hellojada.wordpress.com/2016/03/15/codependency-and-alcoholism-parallel-diseases/

Abuse is terrorizing.

How do you write about something that people are afraid to see? How to you expose an undermining, but insidious practice? How do you change peoples’ minds? How does a civilization heal from the wounds of abuse? Those that suffer abuse are traumatized. Trauma causes a person to reside in the past where the abuse […]

https://attentiontoliving.wordpress.com/2016/03/15/abuse-is-terrorizing/

Where An Amazon Drone Can’t Find Me

I guess it all started when I became Amazon Prime. For some reason they told me that I qualified for free membership in their exclusive buyers club, and that from now on, free and nearly instant shipping for all my purchases would apply. When I’m bored I like to shop online, and even before I […]

https://thedancoffeypostcom.wordpress.com/2016/03/16/where-an-amazon-drone-cant-find-me/

their happy is too loud.

Its not easy when you’re feeling so down on yourself – seems like there’s nothing you can do to boost your spirits up.  So alone.  So sober.  Thats how I’ve been feeling for awhile now + I just can’t seem to shake it. This weekend was definitely the hardest + it feels like it’s just going […]

https://hopeandbalance.wordpress.com/2016/03/15/their-happy-is-too-loud/