What Ebbs Must Flow..

There are 24 hours in a day, 60 minutes in an hour, 60 seconds in a minute. Each day millions of Americans are watching that clock, holding onto their sobriety with a grip that whitens knuckles. During COVID-19, it's even harder to maintain your sobriety because you don't have the safety net (if you choose [...]

When Tough Love Strikes..

**I'm on mobile so the formatting will be different from what you're all used to.** It's been a full work week since my friend checked themselves out of inpatient to do outpatient therapy (the only thing they'd agree to as far as continuing treatment). I wish I could say it was going well. So far, [...]

A Blessing and a Curse..

At times it's difficult to discern sympathy from codependency. A desire to shield those I love from pain is a deep, deep conviction. Anyone I care about I strive to protect from any negativity. I build people up, I'm not made to be able to tear someone down. I've been the mediator more times than [...]

A blessing or a curse?

"There is no reality, only perception. Identify the filters through which you view YOUR world." - Unknown Many people absolutely love and feel entitled to discussing my weight. Personally, it's one of the main things that attack my self esteem. I don't often share in the body positivity they assume I have since I, "have [...]