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Lethal Love

I’m convinced that grief sits in that place between anger and sadness. Grief has been on my mind today as I grieve the loss of a friend to the awful disease of addiction. 392 more words

Why You Should Hang On To Your Hangovers

I’m trying something new. I’ve decided to minimize and/or do away with my intros. Sometimes they’re helpful, but they’re also a way for me to be redundant and over explain. 1,708 more words

Alcoholism

No Judgement Here...

As I mentioned in earlier posts, I have just finished participating in a Yoga Teacher Training program which turned out to be so much more than learning the correct alignment of various poses. 658 more words

Quitting Wine

THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT WHERE PEOPLE DIE

What do you know about the Intensive Care Unit? I know it’s where soap opera characters go to die. I know it’s where tubes are shoved down patients’ throats who are too sedated to notice anyway. 407 more words

Crazy

Professional Advice for Family Members w/ Loved Ones Suffering from Addiction

The following is an interview with Thomas Foley, CADC, Clinical Director of BioCare Recovery, which is a drug rehabilitation treatment center in Pennsylvania. This interview reflects the personal and professional opinions and advice of Thomas Foley only and not those of iamafighter. 945 more words

Recovery

The Story of How I Broke My Wrist

Pre-post obligatory disclaimer:

This post is mostly about DIY disasters and I feel a little stressed about my landlords reading it. Though I highly doubt upgrades would be an issue, I don’t relish the idea of them knowing how much I screwed up before it I got it right. 2,626 more words

Alcoholism

The One Thing I Don't Want You to Know About Me...

As part of the Yoga Teacher Training (YTT), we engaged in an exercise called: “The one thing I don’t want you to know about me…” I had gone to my morning recovery meeting before this session and shared that my goal is to speak my truth when it is appropriate rather than hiding and pretending that I am somebody else. 489 more words

Quitting Wine