A few weeks ago writing this blog became not fun. I started to see posting as a chore, something else on the To Do List that had to get done. I hated that feeling. It's been nearly ten years since I started this blog and I didn't start it with the goal of making money… Continue reading Why Am I Doing This?
Hold on to your hats my friends, this might get a little sappy. I've been thinking a lot about beginnings and endings lately. How life has a way of telling you when things need to stop and new things need to start. I know people who are struggling with endings right now. They can't imagine… Continue reading The Blessing of Closed Doors
The July 2017 Newsletter Follow Up went out today, so check your e-mail. If you haven't subscribed to my (probably) monthly Newsletter ... well why the heck not? You can use the Newsletter tab at the top of the page, the form in the sidebar or the popup window. If you're on a phone, click Menu… Continue reading July 2017 Newsletter Follow Up
I can't deny the label any longer. I am an Addict. I've fought that realization for a lot of years. I remember going to a seminar once where someone said "once an addict ... always an addict" and I got really offended. How dare they say that? They don't know me. I'm different. I'm better… Continue reading I am an Addict
I've been a part of several conversations about addiction related to food stamps and giving money to homeless people and I just have to say that NOBODY chooses addiction in any form. I battled addiction for nine long years followed by nine months of coming off of the meds that made me a crazy… Continue reading Giving