Tag Archives: recovery

4 Years of Continued Sobriety

I have always loved the above track, by B.o.B, featuring Taylor Swift.  I can identify with these lyrics in a way.  The idea of being strong enough to help another person, I think, is a shared human desire.  In helping someone else, I help myself.  Having mentioned that, I can not be co-dependent on another […]

December Depression

Have you ever taken a shower and felt the water did nothing more than soak in the dirt?  I have done everything, from staying in longer, to taking showers on the repeat.  I can barely hold my head up, to this depression, I concede.  May the water melt me down, let that drain, take me […]

Who I Identify With

I have said on numerous occasions that Eminem has written the soundtrack to my life.  Tupac Shakur will always be my favorite rapper but Eminem is in my top 3 and partly because his content has always resonated with me; from his drug use to his relapse and into recovery. I am including a couple […]

3 Years of Continued Sobriety

Last week Friday, like the majority of Fridays, began the same. I woke up, washed, drank my juice and headed out, to chair a support group meeting.  I was afforded the opportunity from my sober coach to service people that are recovering from addiction, just as I am. I have to express, we are very […]

Circles of Blame

  My mind is slowly improving after years of heavy substance abuse.  I have been told it could take 5 years for my mind to fully heal.  I have jokingly heard from some, that it will take another 5 years to figure out how to use it.  Well, I’m not big into numbers and statistics, […]