I saw this on Facebook awhile back and it really hit home with me. You guys know I’m a work in progress and am trying to get better but, man, some of this stuff, is hard!Read More
Here's an excerpt from my upcoming book. Release date...who knows? Not me. Although, I think it may be done sooner than I thought. I'm adding in lots of cool stuff to it every week and will be doing final edits in about two months. Yeah, baby!Read More
When we’re active in our disease, we tend to be self-centered. The world revolves around us and for me, it revolved around my next bump of blow. If you stood in my way of that than I was quick to cut you out of my life. If I didn’t remove you then I lied to you. No matter who you were. Mom, dad, sibling. I didn’t care. You were an obstacle to me getting high so if it meant a fib here and there, I didn’t even bat an eye or feel an ounce of remorse as I spun my web of deceit. After all, my drugs numbed my pain, what was one more thing to numb?
IWSG Question: What are your writing goals and have they changed over time?
This is a great question. I had to pause a moment before I answered it. Not for too long because my gut instinct was like, “Nope. No change.” However, as I pondered another few seconds, my brain was all, “Hey wait a minute, you’ve changed a butt load in the last few years.”
I first heard my husband described as my “qualifier” at an anon meeting I attended a few days after my second disclosure. I wondered what he was qualifying for at the time. First place at breaking my trust? Perhaps it was first place at breaking my heart? Either way, I was so crushed I felt he deserved gold medals in both competitions.Read More