I Love You To Death.

I know this post will upset some of you. I don’t write from a position of wishful thinking, but rather, from one of experience. I can deal with hurt feelings, but the grief of a parent, visiting the graveside of their child, because they didn’t know… I am a recovering addict of 18 years, who
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Please Stop Enabling Me!

I’m your recovering adult child. I don’t belong to drugs any more. I don’t care about them. Not in the way I used too. I care about staying clean. I will do ANYTHING to stay clean. I LOVE being clean. I NEED to be clean… and I will step over my using friends, to do
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A Letter From Heaven

Dear Mom and Dad, Words can’t begin to describe how sorry I am. I’ve put you in a position that no parent should ever face. I left – before you. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. The natural order of things was skewed by my addiction. I can only imagine the agony you must
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Addiction, Heartache and Mother’s Day.

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, many of us will be running to the malls, or the flower shops, looking for that something special, for Mom. We may gather together for a meal, or take her out for one. Whatever Mom wants, this is her day. Whether spending time together in person, or by
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A Spiritual FIX

The first time I tasted alcohol, it was rude. Tears sprang to my eyes as the harsh, alcohol fumes penetrated my nose and burned the back of my throat. I was fourteen years old and I’d just pilfered a bottle from my parent’s alcohol cabinet. The alcohol, along with the cigarettes I’d helped myself to,
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In Gods Hands, I Soar High.

What do you do, when you can’t live or die? When all you wonder is why, God, why? Back when addiction, was running the show. I knew I was dying, but didn’t want to go. Dopesick in bed, I prayed to God one day. I held my breath fearing, what he might say. Was he
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Should Enablers Be Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter?

Involuntary Manslaughter: The act of unlawfully killing another human being unintentionally. Most unintentional killings are not murder but involuntary manslaughter. The absence of the element of intent is the key distinguishing factor between voluntary and involuntary manslaughter. In most states involuntary manslaughter results from an improper use of reasonable care or skill while performing a
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Recovery Says…

Recovery says…… Stop what you’re doing, you’ve got it wrong. The way you’re going, you don’t have long The time has come, ‘one day’ is here To move away from the lifestyle, you’ve held so dear As the cloak of denial falls from you Your eyes will open and see what’s true. Hope awakens, in
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In God’s Hands, I Soar High.

What do you do, when you can’t live or die? When all you wonder is why, God, why? There was a time when addiction was running the show. I knew I was dying, but I didn’t want to go. Dopesick in bed, I prayed to God one day. I held my breath fearing, what he
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