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Day One - Gambling, Debt, Depression and Desperation

I’m at rock bottom. Again

I am writing this blog from a place of darkness. A place of fear. Also, a place of hope.

For the first time in this horrific downward spiral of gambling and drug addiction, not only do I have hope that I can escape it, but I am ACTIVELY doing something about it. 240 more words


The Daily Post - Lecture

This post is part of The Daily Post – 2/13/2018.

As a recovering alcoholic and cocaine addict I cannot tell you how many times I heard the lecture from my husband,  family, friends, my infectious diseases physician and mental health professionals about my needing to quit. 814 more words

Daily Write - Insist

This post is part of Daily Write.

While the above statement is true, there are often extenuating circumstances. In my case for at least 15 years I struggled with my alcoholism and cocaine addiction off and on, causing me to insist on making my life difficult and very complicated. 357 more words

21 Again!!

So as a child and a teenager one of the biggest things that we have always looked forward to is when we turn 21. You see in most states 21 is the age that you can drink and of course we all know if we didn’t drink while we were in high school we were we were raring to go at 21. 567 more words

Late - #JusJoJan Daily Prompt – January 14th, 2018 - Ultimatum

This post is a late entry for #JusJoJan Daily Prompt – January 14th, 2018 .

Disclaimer – I have spent the last 24 hours in a quick but horrible bout of food poisoning. 711 more words

#JusJotJan - January 7th, 2018 - Indelible

This post is part of #JusJotJan 1/7/2018 – Inedelible.

What a great word for the prompt. As a recovery alcoholic and cocaine addict I look back and see many great and horrible memories of all my antics and yet none of them are truly indelible. 200 more words

Late - #JusJoJan Daily Prompt – January 4th, 2018 -Passionate

This is a late post part of #JusJotJan 1/4/2018.

If you have had a problem with alcoholism or cocaine addiction or know someone that has had one or both – every family has at least one and some have multiples, you know that the most passionate individual in their lives is their spouse or life partner. 109 more words