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

Maybe Our Dreams Do Come True

I celebrated 21 years of continuous sobriety this month. I went from calling myself a high bottom alcoholic, to a recovered alcoholic, and at some point I called myself a self-proclaimed alcoholic. But eventually it no longer mattered what I called myself. The bottom line is that I was a problem drinker who needed to … Read more

My Ego Is Just Fine Thank You

The definitions listed below are why I think most people’s troubles come from insecurity and not ego like many spiritual gurus state. insecurity: 1. uncertainty or anxiety about oneself; lack of confidence ego: 1. A person’s sense of self-esteem or self-importance. 2. The part of the mind that mediates between the conscious and the unconscious … Read more

Am I The Only One Who Feels This Way?

Being an only child, I have a lot of fun by myself and do some pretty immature things for my personal amusement. I sometimes make up words to songs I’m listening to and even sing to them in a foreign language that’s unrecognizable because it’s made up. I also talk to myself and find I’m … Read more

An Idea Before Its Time?

I am happy to post what I consider a work in progress (I believe there is always room for improvement in certain things we do) that I hope will help others. I have written five Basic Concepts that helped me remain sober and find greater happiness in my life. You can click here or the … Read more

That’s A Good Sign

I’m not religious. But I do ask for signs that something created life and the universe for a reason when I need too. They may not come right away, and some signs are more subtle than others. But they sustain me in times when my old enemy fear shows up, and causes unhappiness in my life. Some say there … Read more