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    Getting Out of the Hole- Step 2

    Starting the recovery process is not easy. In fact, it is down right hard. Most of us do not have a lot of strength left when we realize that our lives have become unmanageable.   Continue Reading

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    5 Tips to Rewire your Brain

    You may know that as humans our brains are literally wired with neural connections that drive our thought processes, our emotional reactions, and our behaviors.  If you have ever tried to change an old habit, you know how daunting it can be to unwire the old brain connections and to feel a sense of accomplishment.  Here are a few tips that help to rewire your brain, whether you are in recovery from a serious addiction or eating disorder, or you are trying to change a daily pattern, suc...  Continue Reading

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    I Am Me- Step 1

    At the beginning of the recovery process, it can be difficult to know where to begin. There seem to be more questions than answers. How did I get to this place in my life?   Continue Reading

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    Independence Day Is Over…Or Is It?

    The bunting and old glory have been put away for another year. The fireworks are but a memory. The marathons have been run.   Continue Reading

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    Sisterhood From the Trenches

    I love to hear my pastor tell stories from when he was in the Vietnam War. He often talks about his experiences in the trenches aligned with other brave men who fought with everything they had against the known and common enemy. These men were from all walks of life, with many different accents, hair and skin color, political views, religious beliefs, and values.   Continue Reading

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    Declare Your Independence

    July 4th… Independence Day!A special day honoring the founding of our country. Kids and adults alike, dressed in red, white and blue. Our flag proudly displayed on front porches across America.   Continue Reading

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    I Never Thought I’d Say, “Happy Father’s Day”

    Honestly, a year ago I wouldn’t know where to begin or why I should say, “Happy Father’s Day” to my dad. There weren’t too many happy days when I was growing up. There were disappointing days, angry days, lonely days, and days I found it very hard to love my dad.Dad was an alcoholic.   Continue Reading

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    A Secret…

    This is a secret. One I have kept from my dad for some time.My mom knows about it but she has promised me that shewouldn’t share it with him. Look, I love my father but I just don’t think he would understand. He wouldn’t see what a struggle it has been for me.   Continue Reading

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    Dear Mom,

    I have been your son for 28 years. For the first time in my life, I am admitting that in the last 10, I haven’t always been present. Although I have been a part of your life, behind the smiles and the small talk, I’ve been dealing with a problem that is tearing me apart.At first, I thought I could handle it.   Continue Reading

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