I’ve been thinking a lot lately about personal accountability and how much learning the true nature of that for myself helped me turn the corner in overcoming my addiction.
While Country Braces for Coronavirus, Now Is the Time to Get Well If you are Struggling with Addiction
As I’m sure a lot of you have done, I have been following the news closely as we enter unprecedented times with the World Health Organization recently naming the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic.
I’d like to say that family is the most important thing to me and has been my entire life, but that wouldn’t be entirely truthful.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve likely heard all about the Coronavirus and the efforts to contain it from spreading.
Relationships are something that we as humans simply crave in our lives, and some, if not most of these relationships can be healthy and productive to an individual, but as an addict in a relationship, staying afloat long enough to feel anything is the best…
I wake up at 11 a.m. and check my phone to see if my dealer has texted me. I have been such a good “client” to him, giving him all my money, that he hits me up every day just to let me know he is ready to meet.
I was often told that an addict is an addict forever and that I would never be able to change my ways.
It’s a common story for addicts, going to any length for the next fix. When I was deep in my addiction, I would joke about crossing the Pacific Ocean for the right rock at the right price.
I received word recently that another old friend had lost his battle with addiction. My immediate thoughts, as is normally the case, were with his family left behind.
I used to have this idea in my head that no matter what I did, substances always enhanced the experience. If I was going to the beach or fishing on a boat, cold beer was a necessity.