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STAT forecast: Opioids could kill nearly 500,000 in U.S. in next decade

Opioids could kill nearly half a million people across America over the next decade as the crisis of addiction and overdose accelerates.

Deaths from opioids have been rising sharply for years, and drug overdoses already kill more Americans under age 50 than anything else. 129 more words


Chocolate Pudding Addict

Lavina waited for this day every year.

There was usually no warning about Chocolate Pudding Day. Usually it was some day in June, but Dexter’s Pudding Co. 157 more words

Short Story

I have a confession to make.

Title says it all. Here’s some interesting facts about me. :x

I am not only a food/coffee addict but I think I fell into that sneaker game. 97 more words

History ALWAYS Repeats Itself

The Topic: “History ALWAYS Repeats Itself”

This phrase struck a nerve with me earlier today as I read it on a social media post. It was written with strong emphasis on the word ‘ 615 more words



This is part of a series of monthly posts that reference many conversations with Dr. MacAfee. Thanks, Doc.

A client and friend of Dr. MacAfee, the mother of a recovering addict wrote to me: 159 more words

Starting againĀ 

Sometimes barriers are put in our way so we have to rethink our path. I lost my sponsor and was unsure whether to ask the person I want to ask as a replacement as I knew she had a couple of other sponsees on the go, and didn’t want to ‘bother’ her. 178 more words

This cigarette

This cigarette tastes like being 22 again
I’ve been smoke free
for maybe 4 months
I don’t see this one cigarette as a failure
It tastes so good… 8 more words