I want a teacher who actually recognizes the teaching position and makes him/herself useful that way. I’ll backtrack to the title of this post. I just left a relationship with a man who was a terrific teacher. He just didn’t realize he was doing it, What I learned the most from this person is thatContinue reading “Teacher”
Dick called a few days later and said he’d like to see me again. I said, “Okay”, not because I was excited by the idea or moved by him in any way, but because I couldn’t think of a good reason not to. It was that simple. A few days after that date, when heContinue reading “He Called”
The ways are numerous, but first – I think the most important thing is to ask your heart to have a little sit down with your conscience. Those two things need to come together in agreement to support YOU before you can comfortably offer support to your addict. Once you establish what you can andContinue reading “How Do You Support An Addict?”
The madness of addiction is like never getting off the ride.
Sometimes life just isn’t much fun. Sometimes we have to make really uncomfortable choices and decisions. And then we have to face the consequences of those decisions. BLAH. Zero Fun!! But life doesn’t wait around while we trudge along, does it … no. It doesn’t seem to care much for our difficulties. Traffic still speedsContinue reading “OUCH.”
My anxiety has always reminded me of times I got high and hated it. I never really enjoyed smoking weed much in the first place, but some highs were definitely worse than others. After taking a walk a few minutes ago and experiencing a lot of anxiety at the same time (it felt like anotherContinue reading “Anxiety During Sobriety”
Here I am, a Recovery Coach and I’m unable to coach myself. Is this normal? My boyfriend, for all intents and purposes, is a groovy guy. He’s smart, he’s witty, he’s funny, he’s employed, he’s sober, he’s in love with me, he tries to remember to put the seat down, my kittens like him, andContinue reading “Something Isn’t Right”