Today, One Year Ago

Facebook is an amazing tool, hobby, and experience for the most part. It allows me to connect with people that I otherwise would not know, it helps the family business…

Step 1: Acknowledgment of Chaos

“We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.” –Step 1 of Alcoholics Anonymous There are very few things in life more terrifying than not being in…

Time to Resume.

Writing causes a person to slow down, to think about what they are saying, to reflect on what they have said, and be contemplative about what they are going to say in the future.

What Do YOU want?

I have had to grow up, and will continue that growth process until I can’t any longer. I still want the same two things. I want to be healthy. I…

The Day I Bought Meth

I could see desperation in her eyes. She needed something, anything to give her life again. I’m an alcoholic, not a drug addict, and so the title is confusing to…

Emotions. Insanity. Fight.

Insanity took over. Mind racing, heart pumping, fists swinging, and rage looming, I gave up. My mind won that day, but each day is a new battle. Each and every…

Identity and Argument

The latin phrase “Know Thyself” is a catchy phrase. But how many of us identify with other human beings in a way that builds relationship? How many of us wrap…