Let’s Face It.

Reflecting with new awareness – I find it funny how two men, who claimed to know me the best and were delusional enough to believe they could war it out and win me over with words and phrases like, “compromise’, “medication,” or better yet … “She’s difficult,” actually thought they won, when in reality, I…

Cutting Ties.

When do we cut ties with trauma, folks? So many of us, myself included, are so accustomed to trauma and those feel-good stints in recovery from trauma, that we have no idea how to face real healing when it knocks on our door. There is a sense of deep-rooted loss that occurs when we are…

You Are the Universe.

I’m not sure how we spoke fluently then, but we managed. I was pretty much a bonified functioning alcoholic with a photographic memory waiting to go off like a ticking time bomb. In fact it’s how I keep the next chapters stored away in my brain, filed away throughout a chaotic system as it had…

Empathy Reigns.

In real time, we met again on the flipside of recovery and for this moment forward, I remain forever grateful. Beyond grateful. Knees to the floor, grateful. In my dreams, we met outside the baseball fields where I desperately called you from a payphone and you came to pick me up, bailing me out of…

Pace Your Peace.

“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” ~ Jane Austen “It is better to do nothing than be busy doing nothing.” ~ Lao Tzu In my journeys through traditional therapies and traditional recovery programs, I noticed that some of us seem to be bombarded by this notion that ‘busy is better.’ Ya know,…