Choosing Sobriety an Inner Battle

For much of my adult life I have known that an inner battle was being waged within me.  This battle has been with the knowledge that if I let my guard down, the power of addiction could easily overtake me and allow what for most people is a casual drink here or there, into something […]

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 Old Endings…Or New Beginnings

I sit here preparing for my weekly therapy session and think about all the things that have changed recently in my life.  The loss that I have experienced in the past 6 months has been incredible, the changes in my life and lifestyle have been dramatic, my health while stable is still in question every […]

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 Reflection, Repose and Release

My life has been more than a little chaotic lately but a recent experience is one that I absolutely must share. My time in therapy has tought me that my emotions are not only to be listened to; but embraced, encouraged and enveloped.  This new found realization has led me to see things for the […]

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 Much has happened…and I am OK

The past couple of weeks have been more than a little challenging.  I have experienced extreme loss, overwhelming joy and all the ups and downs and sideways turns that in the past would have sent me spiraling out of control into fits of anger, rage and self destruction. The loss of my mother on November […]

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