Forever is a mind-f*ck if you ask me. Whether it’s dealing with alcohol or anything else in our lives, forever thoughts can be difficult to grasp and handle to be sure. Obviously, forever in this case is to say, "in our lifetime". And, as with most things, everyone has their own unique perspective on this … Continue reading Forever
I thought I would have run out of shit to say by now. Yet, here I am, still talking...umm... typing away. Something that has crossed my mind on many occasions is at what point are my thoughts and experiences no longer helpful to anyone. Helpful is a better word than relevant I think. Relevance makes … Continue reading Relevance
I am an imposter. I am also a very competent person. Whether at work, in my personal life, in fitness, or in my sobriety... I am more than competent. I know this. I’m telling you this. This is true. Does it sound like I am trying to convince myself?! That’s because I am. My … Continue reading I AM AN IMPOSTER
September is #RecoveryMonth as sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The goal is to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. I was talking with a friend last week about recovery and the community and she made a comment about how, in … Continue reading F*CK Stigmas. F*CK Shame. Let’s Start Talking.
This is a story about my "Rock Bottom" I guess. But the funny thing about a Rock Bottom is that it looks different for everyone and it rarely looks like people would imagine. Mine happened on my couch. Bottom looks very different for different people. One person digs until they are just about losing the … Continue reading Rock Bottom is Relative