Missing…. That one word has so much depth, and brings back so many memories. I could talk about this word endlessly when it relates to my active addiction. I could talk about the times I missed my daughter, the times I missed family events, voluntarily at first and later because I was no longer invited.…… Continue reading The Girl Who Went Missing
I met a woman once, when I was volunteering in a women’s prison, who had spent the last 15 years of her life as a prostitute in active addiction. She didn’t want to be at my meeting. She was one of the ladies who was required to be there. I could see it on her…… Continue reading Carrying the Message
Where do I begin? I loved alcohol. I mean, I LOVED it! I loved everything about it. I loved how it gave me confidence; that it made me feel pretty. I loved the apathy that accompanied it. I loved that I was skinnier because I was never hungry. I loved that it was accessible, acceptable even! I…… Continue reading Alcohol…You can still have fun without it!
Freedom From Active Addiction – Priceless Recovery is not for the faint of heart. For many of us, it doesn’t come easy. And although it doesn’t cost a penny to belong to a fellowship, recovery does come with a price. You won’t be required to take out your wallet or write a check, but you…… Continue reading The Cost of Recovery? Priceless…