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Kratom…the new “Ibogaine”?

I was just introduced to this today. I know NOTHING about it and really have no opinion yet. Anyone know about this new buzz word in opiate addiction? Scares the bejeezus out of me…easy access and absolutely no regulation? Recovery … Continue reading

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What is it about holidays?

Addicts seem to often fall apart this time of year…..why is that? ┬áJ has fallen many times this past year but has still been able to maintain long periods of sobriety. I am waiting. I feel the anxiety creeping in … Continue reading

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Love is not magic…

Addiction sucks. It sucks for the addict and for anyone who loves them. The experience is so profound It changes who we are. We all know that only our children can save themselves but we are more than willing to … Continue reading

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In my very own neighborhood…

She lives down the street and I have known her for years. It shouldn’t surprise me but it does. A mom is going through hell watching her daughter suffer the consequences of addiction. I know this mom is having all … Continue reading

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Such unbearable sadness….

On July 4th my mom hit her head, we took her off of life support a few days later. It broke my heart. J fell apart emotionally but held it together and I was proud of that accomplishment. Six weeks … Continue reading

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I think I might be done…

I can’t do this anymore. If you have something to say…I would love to hear from you all but I won’t be posting anymore. I will be checking in from time to time so if you need me leave a … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

I hurt for my friends… who are not spending Mother’s Day with their entire family. I am not sure I should share but good news is great to hear sometimes too. J asked me this morning if he could take … Continue reading

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