Recovery and the Holidays

The first Christmas I can remember I was three or four, and it was called Christmas in our God-fearing Christian home. That was before my brother told us there was no such thing as Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, or the Tooth Fairy.

My oldest sister gave me a silver bracelet. We were poor and didn’t have a lot of luxuries. I thought she was glamorous and I had ne…

Welcome to Shorter Days and Longer Nights

The Fall Equinox

The fall equinox marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall. In the northern hemisphere, that means shorter days and longer nights. Darkness can be a difficult time for many people. Begin the season with healthy habits. This can help combat depression, anxiety, and seasonal affective disorder. Here’s my short list. I’d l…

10 Ways to Rock Your Recovery

This blog begins with events which propelled me into recovey. At the time I thought my life was over. Little did it know it was just beginning…..

What it Was Like

I took my love and I took it down
I climbed a mountain and I turned around
And I saw my reflection in the snow covered hills
‘Till the landslide brought me down

Fleetwood Mac, Lyrics to La…