Tag: addiction

Living: Learning to Be Me….In Living Color

I went on a first date for Valentine’s Day. I’ve never done that before. We set up the date around my travel schedule, and, I didn’t realize it was Valentine’s Day. When I realized it, I told him that if he wanted to do… Continue Reading “Living: Learning to Be Me….In Living Color”

Girl Talk: Lusting after Money

Money is the root of all evil. I hear that all the time. I hear about greed with the seven deadly sins in 12 step groups. All the time, people say that money doesn’t matter in the end. “You can’t take it with you,”… Continue Reading “Girl Talk: Lusting after Money”

Mid-Week Inspiration: An Addiction to a Possibility

What is codependency? A lot of people ask me that. That’s because it’s really hard to define. The best definition I ever heard of codependency was this: Codependency is an addiction to a possibility.  The first time I heard this description, I could tell… Continue Reading “Mid-Week Inspiration: An Addiction to a Possibility”

Recovery Literature: Mid-Week Inspiration

Reading recovery literature and reflecting on it is a huge part of my daily routine. I am subscribed to a mailing list from Hazelden, and I have several meditation books that I love. In addition, I read the books that are the foundation of… Continue Reading “Recovery Literature: Mid-Week Inspiration”

Living: The Explosive Power of Words

Words move me. They always have. Growing up, I was a rock n’ roll fan. My first husband introduced me to country music. When I started hearing the words and stories in that genre, I was totally hooked. Give me a country song, and… Continue Reading “Living: The Explosive Power of Words”

You can create something different…

Twelve years ago I was in a very dark place in my life. I was at a point where I just didn’t see any future or any hope of a better future. I was isolated, had just ended an engagement to a man who… Continue Reading “You can create something different…”

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