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A Small Redemption

When I am stress or overwhelmed things tend to snowball. By “things” I mean my emotions.

Yesterday my parents and I talked for a long time about the… 588 more words


Sunday Sobriety Song - Day by Day

Mike Doughty is a musician in long term recovery. When I was first in recovery, I could not get enough of listening to him, and did not even know he was “like me”- not until the release of his memoir, … 24 more words


Wondering out loud...Commitment 

The more I read other sobriety/recovery/addiction blogs, the more often I come across a few individuals appearing to struggle to remain committed to sobriety. They have Day 1 again and again. 354 more words


How I Improved My Life This Month (March 2015)

Last month I decided I was going to make it a goal of mine to learn new things and try new things each month. In February, I learned how to make soap and candles, tried a bunch of new recipes, and I’m sure there were other things too. 900 more words


House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing


Testimony by Sarah Melton, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Gatton College of Pharmacy at East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, and Chair of the Board of Directors of OneCare of Southwest Virginia… 294 more words

Chronic Pain

HOW DID I GET HERE? (part 2)

I believe that part of the reason I am here, struggling to overcome BED, is that I have a very big self-destructive streak. Call it RESISTANCE or call it a DEATH WISH, but this SELF-DESTRUCTIVE streak has been there since I can remember. 49 more words

Binge Eating Disorder

5 Things Youth Wish Their Parents Knew When Addressing Porn

A few posts ago, I mentioned a nonprofit I recently came across called Fight the New Drug. I am incredibly impressed by their approach to addressing pornography, especially with young people. 1,622 more words

Sexual Exploitation