I’m Not Sick Anymore

Some people don’t like using the word “sick” when describing someone with an addiction. I get it. Just like the words alcoholic and addict, saying someone is sick can add to the shame and stigma associated with addiction, and prevent a person from getting the help they need. But was I sick? Yes. Although I … Read more

Ending The Stigma Of Addiction One Day At A Time

I like the film The Anonymous People and the movement behind it. I broke my anonymity early on in my sobriety and I continue to do so here on my blog. The shame and stigma of addiction needs to go away and, to some degree, the anonymity as well. “We don’t have to be anonymous … Read more