Swallowing little blue pills by the milligram, taking just enough so you don’t give a damn, it stops the anger and it brings the calm, life is what it is and I am what I am. No standing in line for my prescription, rudimentary methods to fulfil my addiction, from India to Pakistan or straight … Continue reading POETRY: Valium Obsession
"Just Beneath the Surface" by Dean B. [circa 2000] Just beneath the surface of her pleasant, winning smile, Pompous and indignant, it’s been there quite a while, Comforting, reliable, it keeps her in the dark, At least a million reasons and subtle quirks remark: “Sure it makes a lot of sense!” she’ll deal with it … Continue reading POETRY: Just Beneath the Surface
I used to maintain another online journal a few years ago, but it was a bit more personal. I spoke of all the changes and enlightenment I'd been experiencing as a wide-eyed newcomer to the recovery world. Scanning through old entries, I ended up towards the beginning of the blog, when I was only at … Continue reading ENTRY: Reflections… 4 years ago
I do think it is appropriate, nowadays, to include posts in the blog about normal, practical, everyday life. It’s important to include a sense of morality in these entries, since I do try to live my life by certain morals and standards that I’ve set for myself with the help of God and my wonderful and … Continue reading ENTRY: The Five R’s, an old standby
I have always been big on using inferences to explain concepts. So far, I believe that everything in the world is tied to everything else. That the simplest concepts can explain the most complex ideas. This way, I find it easier to understand how some things work without necessarily breaking a sweat. It’s all about … Continue reading FROM 1-2-1: Redefining Rehab
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She is beautiful and exquisite in a multitude of ways. Her realness is cleansing. She operates a vlog on YouTube called Juggling the Jenkins, and it's wonderful.
It is a real treat for me to present & share the story of professional life coach & widely-known author David J. Saffold. (I'll actually be displaying, with gracious permission, some more contact info for this very talented man.) Dave possesses, without a doubt, a genuine desire to help other addicts to achieve happiness and … Continue reading FROM 1 ADDICT 2 ANOTHER: Professional Author David J. Saffold Shares Story of Addiction
"Where do I begin... At first I was on-and-off doing any kind of drug that was handed to me. The first drug I ever did was Suboxone. I loved the feeling it gave me and [so I became] somewhat hooked on that. I went doctor shopping and found a doctor to give me Suboxone and … Continue reading FROM 1 ADDICT 2 ANOTHER: Amanda’s Story
Yesterday, I chaired the peer-support group that I came up with called, "Stepping Stones." I would never have been able to make the opportunity a reality if it weren't for the perpetual support and overall guidance of my own counselor (and also group co-chair!). To honor her privacy, I will refrain from mentioning even just … Continue reading ENTRY: Positive ‘Stepping Stones’