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Abuse and Borderline Personality Disorder

Sound (too) familiar?
(I get the old 404 error but then the site connects. I hope it works for you.)

I replied to another’s blog entry with the above link. 110 more words


Healing From the Inside Out

Last year, one week before I was to attend my first She Speaks conference, I decided to have a fun day out with my girls! I took them to a historical location right outside of our hometown called Dunn’s Falls. 1,163 more words


DENIAL - a cause of lack of patient compliance

DENIAL – This is the most common thing leading to lack of patient medication adherence(PMA). All the work of a pharmacist or health care professional goes waste if the patient refuses to accept that he has a disorder. 290 more words

Clinical Pharmacy

Blaming Has No Place In Recovery

By Bill

There is much debate about the causes of addiction: environment, genetics, moral failing, physical changes, emotional trauma and so on.  While interesting intellectually, these things have nothing to do with quitting.  344 more words


The Two Steps

The Two Steps:

1. We admitted we powerless over our addictions — that our lives had become unmanageable.

2. We tried to carry this message to addicts (alcoholics, overeaters, gamblers…whatever).

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Not me!

That is what I have told myself over and over again for years. I was one of those people that would listen to someone talk about domestic abuse and say “I wouldn’t put up with that for a minute, he would be so gone!” I was so sure, so smug, so righteous. 1,120 more words



You cannot awaken someone who is pretending to sleep.