A letter I never sent

Hi all, I thought I would share one of those famous “letters you should write even if you ever send them” letters. The ones counsellors and therapy sites tell you you will find therapeutic. I did. Although sometimes I really wish I had the balls to just send it. The reality is, instead of the […]

https://bestrongeralone.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/a-letter-i-never-sent/

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 […]

http://onlifeandhope.com/2016/03/09/my-addicted-life-and-the-road-to-healing/

In the Name of Healing: Cheesburgers

When it first got sober I was told, by the staff facilitating my recovery program, that I would quickly replace the activity of and the pleasure I received from drinking and drugging with something else. They went on to say that sometimes people replace one addiction with another. Sometimes people replace one unhealthy activity with […]

https://acatharticrelease.wordpress.com/2016/02/05/in-the-name-of-healing-cheesburgers/

Let me tell you what it is like to live with PTSD.

PTSD came into my life in 2011.  My youngest daughter was referred to a child Psychiatrist.  She was wetting her bed, peeing in hampers and garbage cans, having panic attacks, sucking on her hair and more and more disappearing into a world I did not understand.  She was 5 years old. As a concerned parent I […]

https://freedomwithinsite.wordpress.com/2016/01/17/let-me-tell-you-what-it-is-like-to-live-with-ptsd/