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F*** Beast Mode

Everyone wants to go beast mode.  Well, I am not everyone.  Fuck beast mode, I go straight Godzilla. I almost died, twice.  Not once. Twice. I wasted away to nothing, 5’10,” 100 and nothing.  How could a person that worked in the fitness and health field, struggle with substance abuse? Trust me when I express […]

Blog Entries Being Drafted

“Weight Control” “Rise” “Intimate Recovery: A Film Short Update” Do you want more blog entries in addiction, personal training, relationships, travel, or literature? Or do you want me to cover any other topics?  Feel free to click one of the links to see past blog entries within those tags. Comment down below or contact me on michaeldadourian.com to let me know […]

Going Back to That Place

I thought that writing my first manuscript, Intimate Recovery was overwhelming at times, especially because the introduction took me back to the final days of the last time out, in the streets.  Now, that filming has almost wrapped on the Film Short, “Intimate Recovery,” (trailer below), I have been compelled to explain my process, to get into […]

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 […]

Art & Soul of Oakland County

I received the other day, a wonderful email from my photographer friend, John Carlson.  In that email, he told me that he was apart of a crucial event, the First Annual Portrait Exhibit Partnering with Orchard’s Childrens Services.  Orchards Children Services aid in helping children of all ages find families to call there own. Unfortunately, […]