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November 19, 2019

Vaping: The New Gateway Drug

This month’s post is a guest post by Brook Mckenzie who is the Director, Clinical Outreach and Family Liaison for New Methold Wellness – I thought with […]
October 12, 2019

What to do after you leave treatment (my own opinion).

I got a call tonight from a woman who just got out of 30-day treatment.  She was scared and in fear of drinking and she asked […]
August 29, 2019

The Other Program; Al-Anon

As I’m gearing up for my Holiday weekend, I am gathering up some step work that I’m going to take with me to our mini-getaway in Idyllwild.  […]
July 25, 2019

Traveling miracles

Travel writing.  Do other writers out there like to write when you travel?  It seems to come so freely to me and as I was traveling […]
June 12, 2019

The Heart of Recovery – and what that means to me!

A good friend of mine, Doug Bopst, wrote a book recently;  “The Heart of Recovery” which is this amazing compilation of interviews that he conducted over […]
May 14, 2019

Stuck at the Airport

I wrote this the other day while stuck at the airport.  It’s not as pertinent as it if I published it on Sunday night, but resonates […]
April 16, 2019

I am Woman Hear Me Roar…

Years ago, I remember hearing this song on the radio and thinking Helen Reddy was a pretty cool lady.  I thought of this song lyric yesterday […]
March 18, 2019

That life changing first year of being sober

When I was getting sober there was no manual on “What to expect when you are getting sober” as much as I’d like to think there […]
March 7, 2019

Have AA meetings will Travel

As I’m gearing up for a weekend away in Vegas, I’m reminded that I need to find a meeting to hit while I’m there as it’s […]
February 15, 2019

Emotional Sobriety – what does that mean to you?

I’ve been in recovery for almost 15 years and I follow a 12-step program.  That was the option given to me back then as I needed […]
January 25, 2019

My 20 Year Love Affair with Drug dealers and Cocaine

I was recently talking with someone about my past, and she was shocked I lived a life of drugs and alcohol the way I did.  I […]
January 17, 2019

9 Healthy Snacks that Help Reduce Anxiety

I’m sharing another guest post today, I swear, I’ll write something original soon 😉 Marissa is someone who came to me and wanted to share about […]
January 13, 2019

Starting the New Year the Right Way!

This weeks blog post is a guest post from Milly Day.  An amazing young woman who is embarking on a new journey in the coming months, Recovery […]
January 4, 2019

2019 Obligatory Post

It’s four am and I’m wide awake in bed, as I have been the past few nights.  I returned from a 12-day vacation in Italy on […]
December 6, 2018

Father Time

My Dad was my first love – the first man that I looked up to, the first man that I wanted to love me and the […]