Tonight’s Gratitude

Sitting here tonight watching a movie with my daughter on one side of me and Izzy curled up on the other side, while I worked on my laptop, it was just a joyous evening.  Things are so different today then they were a year ago, even two or three years ago.  Yes, I was still tucking… Continue reading Tonight’s Gratitude

The Babies That Are Not With Us

  The loss of a child can be a hard pill to swallow. Loosing part of yourself, which you carried inside you for a time, feeling him move around inside your belly. How does one deal with that effectively and not lose their mind and soul in the process? Grief…yes, it is loss, hardship, tears,… Continue reading The Babies That Are Not With Us

The Disease of Addiction-My Perspective

The disease of addiction¹ has many faces and names.  There is only one definition I have found that the medical and psychological community and the rooms of recovery all agree on, with few variations, to addiction. Addiction is a chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to… Continue reading The Disease of Addiction-My Perspective